LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
Critic Score
Based on 25 reviews
2007 Ratings: #4 / 681
Year End Rank: #2
User Score
2007 Ratings: #4
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
musicOMH

Taken end to end, Sound Of Silver is a thrilling, exhilarating ride on a fast machine. Murphy’s hyperactive compositions have rhythm, energy, feeling and bite – and while dance music will claim it, that needn’t restrict its coverage. You’d be mad to miss out on one of this year’s essential albums.

92
Pitchfork

Far removed from the compressed, trebly, and overmastered paradigm that's gripped electronic music in the last decade, Sound of Silver sounds deep, spacious, and full-blooded.

83
A.V. Club

Sure, lots of other people have done this lately, but few do it with Murphy's flair.

BradTasteMusic
91
This album is so damn fun and such a pleasant listen. Front to back, it throws you into this Talking Heads era sound with these insanely catchy and intoxicating rock/electronic fusions.
halbery
91
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Chode
100
i like it
cakenator
80
I apologize for not giving this a 100
PipePanic
95
LCD Soundsystem sounds like if the Talking Heads were made in the digital age, and I love it. For an album made over 10 years ago, it somehow still sounds fresh, original, interesting, dancable, oddly emotional, vivid, dense, exciting, and all the more important: fun as hell. From the earnest lyrics to the off the wall and groovy production. The lyrics are nihilistic but never depressing, with an interesting juxtaposition between the groovy nature of the music. It's a airey, more mellow affair ... read more
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