The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema
Critic Score
Based on 14 reviews
2005 Ratings: #8 / 448
User Score
Based on 98 ratings
2005 Ratings: #48
Liked by 2 people
August 23, 2005 / Release Date
LP / Format
Matador / Label
Power Pop, Indie Pop / Genres
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If you mix Wezzer in their best moment, a little bit of Sufjan Stevens and punk of 2000's pum. Art pop of quality at least one time
I could see listening to "Twin Cinema" and thinking "that's all?" The album is deceptively simple and doesn't push the envelope, nor does it ever attempt to. But the ultra-spirited New Pornographers reach something approaching power pop perfection in quite a few songs here. The highlight is the combination of fantastic performances from all three vocalists. The juxtaposition of AC Newman's passionately clean-cut vocals, Neko Case's mysterious allure, and Dan Bejar's splendid ... read more
Reminds me of The Shins a little bit.
Fav Tracks: The Bleeding Heart Show, Sing Me Spanish Techno, Stacked Crooked, Streets Of Fire, Twin Cinema
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Track List

  1. Twin Cinema
  2. The Bones Of An Idol
  3. Use It
  4. The Bleeding Heart Show
  5. Jackie, Dressed In Cobras
  6. The Jessica Numbers
  7. These Are The Fables
  8. Sing Me Spanish Techno
  9. Falling Through Your Clothes
  10. Broken Breads
  11. Three Or Four
  12. Star Bodies
  13. Streets Of Fire
  14. Stacked Crooked
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