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: #7 / 107
User Score
2000 Ratings: #2
Liked by 37 people
October 9, 2000 / Release Date
LP / Format
Kranky / Label
Post-Rock / Genres
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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.
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
miatriz
100
Godspeed You! Black Emperor is the kind of band that marks your life forever. I'm really excited to say that I'm going to be seeing these guys live in November! I'm sure that concert is going to be magical and absolutely unforgettable. You wouldn't believe how hard it was for me to convince my mother to let me go hahaha IT'S GONNA BE SOOO REWARDING! Anyways... GY!BE are a Post-Rock band from Canada. Now, if you're reading this, you probably know what I'm talking about but this is a music genre ... read more
fakeplasticrose
95
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.
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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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