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
Indie Rock / Genres
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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.

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.
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
Boy this is so energetic, I could start tomorrow the revolution!

Decent 8
This has hands down got to be one of the best rock records of the decade.
Space Vacation
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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