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: #8 / 100
User Score
Based on 520 ratings
2000 Ratings: #2
October 9, 2000 / Release Date
LP / Format
Kranky / Label
Daryl Smith / Producer
Post-Rock / Genres
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God if i'm gonna die make this the last thing i'm gonna hear!
When this thing engaging the high and raw emotions, it changing the whole life around you, it will take you to another world, another life, dimension that i though i won't find, while the soft and low key will return you back for earth breaking, you will keep floating around the world in your place, nothing broke my heart and my soul and made me that much happier before, their is a stories been told in such a beauty instrumental ... read more
okay I get it now. This thing is so... well textured.
I don't know where to start, how to start or even what to say but let's try..
Spent the whole day listening to this masterpiece and I'm in love. I felt things I've never experienced before. All those textures, all those sounds.. Everything is just pure perfection and harmonic. It's conscious, sensible, depressing, apocalyptic and maybe scary but I'm not scared, it is really good...
Storm is perhaps the best song imo. It makes me feel nostalgic, sad, happy, anxious.. The song is very complete ... read more
Oh my god....
I can't even begin to explain what just happened holy shit.
I've loved this album right from the first listen but... something just changed. Changed for the better. I can't even describe what.
More evidence that me and @strangelightsyd are the same person ngl.
i um i dont really know what to say... ive never experienced such a cathartic feeling as listening to this album

Edit (mini review): While not saying anything and being a mostly instrumental album (if not for a few talking samples) this album says so much and displays such a wide variety of emotions in its relatively long runtime. It's a experience to walk in the vast landscape that this album portrayes and when given a chance it's a beautiful one at that. It's furious, yet melancholy and ... read more
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Track List

Disc 1:

  1. Storm: Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven, Gathering Storm, Cancer Towers on Holy Road Hi-way
  2. Static: Terrible Canyons of Static, Chart #3, World Police and Friendly Fires, The Buildings They Are Sleeping Now

Disc 2:

  1. Sleep: Murry Ostril [They Don't Sleep Anymore On The Beach], Monhelm, Broken Windows, Locks of Love Part III
  2. Antennas To Heaven: Moya Sings Baby-O, Edgy Swingset Acid, She Dreamt She Was A Bulldozer She Dreamt She Was Alone in An Empty Field, Deathkamp Drone, Antennas To Heaven
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