...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2002 Ratings: #69 / 191
User Score
Based on 124 ratings
2002 Ratings: #27
February 26, 2002 / Release Date
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Interscope / Label
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yeah yeah pfork gave it a 10 (and they just re-scored Madonna dropping an 8.7 this passed Sunday). These guys were CRAZY live back in the day. Swapping instruments throughout, destroying stages and ears along the way.

This album comes out swinging and doesn't let up much. Good old classic indie ROCK record.
The most baffling 10 that Pitchfork has ever given. It's a solid album, but it's legacy will be head-scratching review all those years ago.
P4k then tried to overcorrect the effects of this score by giving middling reviews to every one of their albums to follow, despite not really being that much worse than this.
I don't see this as a 10 like Pitchfork does but I do see it as a fucking blast
the worst 10/10 that Pitchfork has ever honoured, still a fine album tho
"Source Tags & Codes" is a brilliant album that creates a distinct sense of hilarity. The album is the brightest and most dreamy album that i've heard in my life , not even the dream pop band Slowdive managed to release an album that has these qualities in this extent. Despite the delightful and dreamy sound of the record still remains fiery and aggressive, Conrad Keely is not the best vocalist, but i can't imagine the album without his passionate and emotional ... read more
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Track List

  1. It Was There That I Saw You
  2. Another Morning Stoner
  3. Baudelaire
  4. Homage
  5. How Near, How Far
  6. Heart in the Hand of the Matter
  7. Monsoon
  8. Days of Being Wild
  9. Relative Ways
  10. After the Laughter
  11. Source Tags & Codes
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