Animal Collective - Feels
Critic Score
Based on 14 reviews
2005 Ratings: #36 / 361
User Score
Based on 243 ratings
2005 Ratings: #5
Your Review
Nov 16, 2015
Sorrugis
93
Honestly can't find the words to explain the great personal enjoyment I got out of this album, so I'll leave this instead:

"The bees the bees the bees the bees the bees the bees wrowrowroawowwww"

Loved: Did You See The Words, Grass, Flesh Canoe, The Purple Bottle, Bees, Banshee Beat, Daffy Duck, Turn Into Something
Liked: None
Disliked: Loch Raven
Jun 21, 2014
austincrane235
98
Best Track: all of them

NOTE: Like with SiberianBreaks, I had to listen to this album several times for it to grow on me

ANOTHER NOTE: One of my all-time favorites now
Jun 13, 2016
Errandboy
99
I don't think I've listened a more rewarding record than this. Every time I put this thing on, I love it more.

Favorite Tracks: Did You See the Words, Grass, Flesh Canoe, The Purple Bottle, Banshee Beat, Daffy Duck, Loch Raven, Turn into Something

Least Favorite Track: I guess it would be Bees, but that's still a great track so AAAAH.
Jan 14, 2018
TheMightyKow97
85
AnCo has always delivered a sense of child-like innocence in their music, and that feels more potent than ever on Feels. This album sounds like dancing in a circle, living life without responsibilities, enjoying youth. In fewer words, it’s fun as hell. While that’s not usually my vibe in music, I enjoyed it here. They also occasionally showcase their capacity for beautiful ambience, like in Banshee Beat and Daffy Duck. This adds sort of an arc to the album, which I always ... read more
Sep 24, 2017
PJ_0707
86
Feels is the first album from Animal Collective I bought and listened to and perhaps for nostalgia alone, it remains highly rated. I remember immersing myself in everything Animal Collective at that point and years later and their discography is a bit more scattershot and dull than I was probably willing to admit at the time. From the opening "Did You See the Words" and "Grass" I'm easily transported back to a time when discovering music seemed more special than it does now. ... read more
END OF YEAR LISTS
#3/No Ripcord
#7/Pitchfork
#36/SPIN
Track List
  1. Did You See the Words
  2. Grass
  3. Flesh Canoe
  4. The Purple Bottle
  5. Bees
  6. Banshee Beat
  7. Daffy Duck
  8. Loch Raven
  9. Turn Into Something
Contributions By
patton, philthy, alexgonzriv