Ballet Slippers

Animal Collective - Ballet Slippers
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Based on 20 ratings
November 22, 2019 / Release Date
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Gyro64
70
Just decent renditions of some of my favorite songs. In The Flowers is embarrassing tho I'm still mad at that.
dearsongs
73
I gotta be honest, I think there are pre-mpp boots from 08 that work better than this release, but its still good for a listen. Saw them a bunch in 05-08, it was nice to see the songs that would become MPP evolve.

Good for your turkey coma, if you are in one.
TheBravesDH
77
This is kind of a superfan only type of project, as I don't think there's much here to interest newcomers or casual listeners. Some of the mixes and cut choices are a little questionable. The performances are sometimes quite rough around the edges, unfortunately with "smash hit" My Girls possibly being the worst offender. True to AC live fashion, a lot of the tracks have been reworked, notably Banshee Beat is much sweeter and calm than the studio version and Fireworks has been ... read more
Nihao757
80
A mixed bag. The mixing on In the Flowers is TERRIBLE! It loses all of its oomph. Summertime Clothes has the same problem as does My Girls. But Fireworks makes up for all of that jesus christ does that track send me to another fucking dimension.

Fav songs: Who Could Win a Rabbit, Guys Eyes, Banshee Beat, Fireworks, Brother Sport
Least fav: In the Flowers
ShoegazeJake
85
I love animal collective and it means a lot to be able to have a full concert experience from such an important time in the band’s career.
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Track List

  1. In the Flowers
  2. Who Could Win a Rabbit
  3. Summertime Clothes
  4. Bleed
  5. Guys Eyes
  6. My Girls
  7. Banshee Beat
  8. Lion in a Coma
  9. No More Runnin’
  10. Lablakely Dress / Fireworks
  11. Daily Routine
  12. Brothersport
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Added on: November 22, 2019