A Promise

Xiu Xiu - A Promise
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 243 ratings
2003 Ratings: #23
February 18, 2003 / Release Date
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5 Rue Christine / Label
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JoaoSantos
97
penis
thebibleparttwo
94
i've never been this scared of a penis since i was a kid
Inglume
92
Boys, before we eat, don't forget to thank the Lord for this bountiful penis!

A Promise is not only one of the most perplexing and off-the-wall collections of music you may ever have the pleasure of hearing, but it serves as an eye-opening reminder to not judge a book by its cover.

This album is not an easy listen. Frankly, it's hard to even give this an appropriate rating considering the subject matter (which is why I never bothered rating this until now)! A Promise is truly a uniquely ... read more
TreyLikesBands
100
Flawless

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO EVERYONE 2019! Nearly one year on AOTY.com, almost 500 followers and 1,000 reviews later, has made my life absolutely amazing. The fact that I’m able to articulate my feelings and opinions in a safe space online is something I’m truly grateful and thankful for. Ever since I can remember, music has been an essential part of my life that I could never live without, and with the introduction of this site, I discovered several artists and ... read more
zachthesnack
81
This is one of the most abstract and perplexing musical journeys that I have ever had the pleasure of being taken on. I feel pretty sick to my stomach if I'm being completely honest.

I also believe that is the first time I have heard the word "butthole" used on a record
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Track List

  1. Sad Pony Guerrilla Girl
  2. Apistat Commander
  3. Walnut House
  4. 20,000 Deaths for Eidelyn Gonzales, 20,000 Deaths for Jamie Peterson
  5. Pink City
  6. Sad Redux-O-Grapher
  7. Blacks
  8. Brooklyn Dodgers
  9. Fast Car
  10. Ian Curtis Wishlist
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