The Great Destroyer

Low - The Great Destroyer
Critic Score
Based on 19 reviews
2005 Ratings: #151 / 463
User Score
Based on 41 ratings
January 25, 2005 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sub Pop / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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nlogax
71
From what I've seen most Low fans are very fond of The Great Destroyer. I find it very hard to classify. On one hand I think individually most of the songs are at least pretty decent despite the messy production, on the other hand the track list is just too convoluted, shuffling between standard indie rock pieces and mellow tracks that rarely land well in between louder ones. There is also the fact that Low is a great band in their own merits, but here it seems that they wanted to apply their ... read more
homotom
100
"They said music's for fools
You should go back to school
The future is prisons and math

So I did what they said
Now my children are fed
'Cause they pay me to do what I'm asked

I forgot all my songs
The words now are wrong
And I burned my guitar in a rage"

Few songs utterly destroy me like Death of a Salesman. You can stop reading now, go listen to it please.

My words, I'm not good with them. See, i got this corporate job. I want to write more songs, but I feel like I save my ... read more
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Track List

  1. Monkey 
  2. California 
  3. Everybody's Song 
  4. Silver Rider 
  5. Just Stand Back 
  6. On The Edge Of 
  7. Cue The Strings 
  8. Step 
  9. When I Go Deaf 
  10. Broadway (So Many People) 
  11. Pissing 
  12. Death Of A Salesman 
  13. Walk Into The Sea

Year End Lists

#25/No Ripcord
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