Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
Critic Score
Based on 27 reviews
2010 Ratings: #55 / 882
Year End Rank: #20
User Score
Based on 215 ratings
2010 Ratings: #40
Liked by 2 people
March 9, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
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.

Ngl im pretty disappointed by this, I knew so many people were hyping this up on the internet, but when I listened I was supremely underwhelmed, the instrumentation was above average but I really didn't care for the vocalist, he was borderline annoying
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.
The opening and closing track are incredible bookends to such an honest, creative concept indie/punk record. the civil war themes are so perfectly wrapped up here it's a breathtaking, heartwrenching experiences.
oh btw i almost burst into tears when the bagpipes come in at the end of hampton roads
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.
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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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