Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2000 Ratings: #2 / 113
User Score
2000 Ratings: #2
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zachthesnack
98
Never has an old dude talking about Coney Island seemed so interesting to me
BradTasteMusic
92
okay I get it now. This thing is so... well textured.
Dombot
100
This is my favorite album of all time. Nothing even comes close.

I feel like everything that needs to be said about Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven has already been said, multiple times over- it's just one of those records that almost everyone in music discussion circles across the internet seem to universally adore. I'm definitely one of those people. It is VERY hard to describe just how much this album means to me. I know I say that for almost every one of these long-form ... read more
MiaWatterson
100
Lift Your Skinny Fists is one of the most special albums I've ever had the opportunity to experience. Every listen is just like a long journey and it's not a common one. This is the kind of journey that changes your life forever. I'd love to describe my relationship with this record but, honestly, it is way too complex, I feel a weird metaphysical and transcendental connection. All those textures, all those sounds.. Everything is just pure perfection and harmonic. It's conscious, sensible, ... read more
oh
85
edit: nevermind this is good

ok so i gave this a 100 for some reason and, imo, its not a 100. but i kept it a 100 because i didn't want people to click on my 100s and just see art pop albums. and tbh that doesn't really make any sense. i was basically assuming that if i dont have the same 100s as most people on the site, then no one would trust my music taste. even though this will never happen lol, if you think that my music taste is bad just because im a pop music fan, or my 100s aren't ... read more
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Track List

Disc 1
1Storm
22:32
  1. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists, Like Antennas to Heaven...
  2. Gathering Storm / Il pleut à mourir (+Clatters Like Worry)
  3. "Welcome to Barco AM/PM..." (L.A.X.; 5/14/00)
  4. Cancer Towers on Holy Road Hi-Way
95
2Static
22:35
  1. Terrible Canyons of Static
  2. Atomic Clock
  3. Chart #3
  4. World Police and Friendly Fire
93
Disc 2
1Sleep
23:17
  1. Murray Ostril: "...They Don't Sleep Anymore on the Beach...
  2. Monheim
  3. Broken Windows, Locks of Love Pt. III / 3rd Part
95
2Like Antennas To Heaven…
18:57
  1. Moya Sings "Baby-O"...
  2. Edgyswingsetacid
  3. (Glockenspiel Duet Recorded on a Campsite in Rhinebeck, N.Y.)
  4. "Attention... Mon ami... Fa-Lala-Lala-La-La..." (55-St. Laurent)
  5. She Dreamt She Was a Bulldozer, She Dreamt She Was Alone in an Empty Field
  6. Deathkamp Drone
  7. (Antennas to Heaven...)
92
Total Length: 1 hour, 27 minutes

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