Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished

Animal Collective - Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished
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Based on 5 reviews
2000 Ratings: #4 / 112
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Based on 719 ratings
2000 Ratings: #26
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Windy
87

๐—”๐—ป๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—–๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ'๐˜€ ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐˜†: ๐—ฆ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜†'๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—š๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ, ๐—ฆ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜†'๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฉ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ

And beginning my Animal Collective adventure is one of the most conflicting albums I’ve heard. Spirit They’re Gone, Spirit They’ve Vanished was incredibly difficult for me to rate, and to be honest, I’m ... read more

SwagMaster72
90

Swag They've Gone, Swag They've Vanished!

WhatTheFunk
82

This first Animal Collective album, thought as a solo project by Avey Tare and released as a collaboration with Panda Bear (just drummer in this album) is almost entirely made of a sweet, cheerful and slightly sad psychedelic folk. Before becoming fluorescent animals, AnCo had to go through a very difficult album debut. "Spirit They've Vanished", the introduction track, is based on a gurgling electronic noise, repeated without variation over more than five minutes. The second track ... read more

LonelyFriendly
70

Fav:: [Untitled / Spirit They've Vanished / La Rapet]

Least Fav: [Chocolate Girl]

depechemode4lif
64

Ok so this one is a little overrated in my opinion. I typically like noise and experimental music quite a bit and for the record, this is a good record with many of the qualities I like of those genres. I just wish some of the ideas were more fleshed out tracks instead of seeing what sticks. I feel like the actual songs take away from from the experience in many spots. I feel as if they had not grown into the songwriting on their future records yet. Overall, solid debut even if is a bit spotty.

JoopK
80

The production on this is questionable, but it also gives the album a certain kind of atmosphere that is very rare to find.

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