Commune

Goat - Commune
Critic Score
Based on 17 reviews
2014 Ratings: #141 / 845
User Score
Based on 52 ratings
2014 Ratings: #189
September 23, 2014 / Release Date
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Sub Pop / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

85
The Line of Best Fit

What's intriguing about Commune is just how intrinsic this collective form is: the band make you wait until everything's properly aligned and in its place. 

80
The Skinny

Listen long enough and this record will do strange things to your mind

80
musicOMH

Boring is a word that does not come into Goat’s repertoire, and experimentation is the constant driving force.

80
NME

Compared to its predecessor, the production is snappier and helps lift the veil on their righteous noise. What lies beneath is frequently glorious, especially in the second half

80
DIY

In contrast to the popular resurgence of psychedelically minded rock music right now, Goat are making true, sludged up psychedelia that seems to come from a new, specially cultivated brain-lobe. 

73
Pitchfork

The ingenious part of Goat's act is that they've looped those artists' sounds back into drone-rock, expanding the range of tones and rhythms that most of the bands in Spacemen 3's wake have wielded at their disposal.

70
Drowned in Sound

It feels like the clearest expression yet of who they are, connected inexorably to the past, yet pointing towards a future in which music of all tribes and tongues is united.

Daredevil
78
De jolis passages mais album trop inconstant, il manque un peu de cohérence qualitative sur l'ensemble...amha.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#4/Time Out London
#10/Gigwise
#13/Rough Trade
#23/The Skinny
#36/NME
#42/Crack Magazine
#53/Uncut

Track List

  1. Talk to God
  2. Words
  3. The Light Within
  4. To Travel the Path Unknown
  5. Goatchild
  6. Goatslaves
  7. Hide from the Sun
  8. Bondye
  9. Gathering of Ancient Tribes
 
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