Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
Critic Score
Based on 27 reviews
2010 Ratings: #54 / 879
Year End Rank: #20
User Score
Based on 208 ratings
2010 Ratings: #45
Liked by 2 people
March 9, 2010 / Release Date
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XL / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

87
Pitchfork

It all turns out so ridiculously fun-- with Ken Burns-style readings of speeches from Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, daguerreotype cover art, and song titles all participating in the reenactment-- that it never even begins to approach the pretentiousness these elements might suggest.

HoodieBraden
80
Extremely energetic and spirited punk rock record with themes of history and government spread throughout. It's a very intriguing project and it sounds great! It's a little lengthy, but it's definitely worth the full listen.
Audi_Alt
100
There is a faceplate all brown and red that stretches across my mouth
It's worn for protection, nobody gets in and nobody gets out
I used to look myself in the mirror at the end of every day
But I took the one thing that made me beautiful and threw it away
I was a river, I was a tall tree, I was a volcano
But now I'm asleep on top of a mountain, I've been covered in snow
Yes, I have surrendered what made me human and all that I thought was true
So now there's a robot that lives in my brain and ... read more
bajafrecuencia
80
Boy this is so energetic, I could start tomorrow the revolution!

Decent 8
zachthesnack
88
This has hands down got to be one of the best rock records of the decade.
Space Vacation
92
Didn't expect to like this as much as I did, which is one of my favourite feelings when listening to music.

This is actually very important.

I hope other people can feel the same way about it.
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Track List

  1. A More Perfect Union
  2. Titus Andronicus Forever
  3. No Future Part Three: Escape From No Future
  4. Richard II
  5. A Pot in Which to Piss
  6. Four Score and Seven
  7. Theme From "Cheers"
  8. To Old Friends and New
  9. ...And Ever
  10. The Battle of Hampton Roads
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