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1995 Ratings: #125 / 484
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Wtf is that title lmao

As for their debut album, this is good. Even if it’s not as consistent, there are some really great songs on here. There does feel like a decent amount of filler to me but again there are some really good songs. I feel like Sparklehorse usually is pretty all over the place in terms of sound. On Good Morning Spider you have a song like Pig that goes completely nuts, and then a song like Hundreds of Sparrows which is super chill and catchy. Here you definitely have ... read more


Nearly 50 minutes of sweet, melancholic indie rock which helped create the blueprint that the thousands of "aspiring indie bands" attempt to imitate. Sparklehorse set themselves apart from the rest of the 90's alt rock groups with a slower and much more emotional take on the common rock formula of the decade. The minimal take on rock on Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot is what makes it memorable for me; definitely one of those albums to listen to while unwinding after a long day ... read more


Another good Sparklehorse record, this one is their debut and is probably the most lofi of the bunch. But still equally as engaging as future works if not more intimate


What a debut, some incredible slowcore/indie rock songs on here. The tender moments are the best


Es un muy buen album de sparklehorse!! Me encanta lo bien que se lleva el album con una gran variedad de lofi y slacker rock. Sin duda tiene momentos muy hermosos y disfrutables:)


i love the timid & subtle but emotionally piercing quality of the vocals that sparklehorse brings to nearly every track, a little nasally & so convicted! however out of all his projects this one definitely feels the most thrown together & contains some moments that come off as filler maybe. none of it was offensively bad but some just kind of pleasantly floated by me without much of an impression. some highlights such as "saturday", "most beautiful widow in ... read more

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Added on: December 21, 2012