Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts

M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts
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Based on 9 reviews
2003 Ratings: #37 / 239
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Based on 135 ratings
2003 Ratings: #39
April 14, 2003 / Release Date
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Mute / EMI / Label
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exception
89
This is one of those projects that left me speechless all the way through. This album is the perfect amount of shoegaze, idm, and noise pop all in one. Nothing was too concentrated; the faster tracks were balanced out with the slower ones, and I think the vocals, though sparse, were very well produced into the production. I'd be surprised if M83 could ever top this, but I don't think I want them to. This is the pinnacle of their discography, and I'm okay with that.

fav tracks: Unrecorded, ... read more
AmericaanSpirit
88
Its beauty and sheer scale over shines its shoegaze tropes. Definitely an overlooked record in this bands discography.

BEST TRACKS: Run Into Flowers, Be Wild, Cyborg, America, Gone, Noise, In Church
zachthesnack
88
This was just....absolutely gorgeous
OpiesFuneral
95
This album is the musical equivalent of touching the face of God.
Razzle_Dazzle
93
People are affraid of getting lost in the incommensurability of the sound...
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Track List

  1. Birds
  2. Unrecorded
  3. Run Into Flower
  4. In Church
  5. America
  6. On a White Lake, Near a Green Mountain
  7. Noise
  8. Be Wild
  9. Cyborg
  10. 0078h
  11. Gone
  12. Beauties Can Die
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