Danse Manatee

Animal Collective - Danse Manatee
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2001 Ratings: #122
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After STGSTV, an album composed of intentionally terrible mixing, occasional screeching noise, and beautiful, light melodies, where will AnCo go next? The answer is Danse Manatee - an album that is somehow even more conflicting than the last. I’ve seen people that both love and hate this album, and while I definitely ... read more
I wrote a paper on this song, and its role in experimental pop at the turn of the millennium.

Experimental Pop at the Turn of the Millennium -
Analysis of Danse Manatee and Where it Fits in the Landscape of Pop

Often described by critics as the “blunder” or “excess” in their discography, Animal Collective’s Danse Manatee remains a personal favorite of the musicians who created it. Inspired by the lowest and highest sounds on the frequency picked up by human ... read more
Edit: Been meaning to give this another listen for a long time, so for now take this review with a grain of salt until I actually know what I think of this

Uhh guys... what the hell are you doing?

If you're looking for the things that made Spirit They're Gone special, then just listen to Spirit They've Gone. What Danse Manatee essentially is is a bunch of guys screwing around with instruments and seeing what happens. Like guys, I know you want to go even more experimental, but you don't have ... read more
Trey I will fucking fight you
The best album ever made by manatees
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