Infected

The The - Infected
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Based on 38 ratings
1986 Ratings: #31
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November 17, 1986 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epic / Label
Art Pop, Synthpop / Genres
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Doofy
100
A rare example of an album where it would pain me if a single thing was changed, be it track order or track selection. Yes, I even love the production, everything.

My favourite album of the lot - and I don’t say that lightly. Oh no.
Jamobo
80
I'm gonna hope that it's just a coincidence that i've been listening to this a lot lately...
Infected is a great follow up to Soul Mining and feels like a fairly natural progression for Matt Johnson, who is at this point in The The's discography, still using the name as a solo project. This shift is one towards the cynical and the dark, whereas Soul Mining had moments of light flare and some of the songs would end on hopeful touches in their lyrics, Infected relishes in the moments of pain and ... read more
Toasterqueen12
63
{SJO 31}

The Accordion is one of my favorite instruments. I love it because in order to make an accordion sound good, you have to know how and when to use it. To much and it sounds weird and gimmicky, too little and it doesn't even matter. So unless you're making a full on Polka, you better be a master of the Accordion. And The The was a master in his masterpiece of a song "This is The Day." A song full of hope, joy, and most of all, the best Accordion ever captured in music. Used so ... read more
TreyLikesBands
83
SJO #4 - Rainbow Tinted Splatters - 31

Although the record itself isn’t as atmospheric as a name like “The The” would’ve insinuated (sarcasm), “Infected” is a fun and off-putting listen that constantly throws the listener in crazy musical situations that can’t be explained.

Color: Purple
FAV TRACKS: all except least fav!
LEAST FAV: Angels of Deception
knewnie
55
SJO4 Counter: 31

BOOOOOOOOOORING. I DON’T CARE. SHUT UP. it’s okay

FAVORITE - Sweet Bird of Truth, Infection
LEAST FAVORITE – Angels of Deception
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Added on: October 3, 2014