The Airing of Grievances
Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Grievances
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2008 Ratings: #29 / 720
User Score
Based on 34 ratings
2008 Ratings: #43
Your Review
Jan 13, 2018
PJ_0707
87
Titus Andronicus’ debut still holds up rather well ten years later. It’s a thrilling exploration of punk attitude while containing some more subtle Springsteen swagger underneath that would be taken to the extremes on future albums. Patrick’s lyrics and vocal delivery here reminds me of Conor Oberst’s warbled vocals… The lyrics here are way more poetic and less cringe-worthy than anything off of a Bright Eyes record though. Standout “No Future” has a ... read more
Jun 6, 2015
SiberianBreaks
77
A carefree, high-spirited punk rock debut filled with some fantastic songs only to be brought down by the production. I'm really interested in the lyrical themes, but I can't really figure out the actual lyrics with this production.

Favourite tracks: Arms Against Atrophy, Titus Andronicus, No Future Part I
END OF YEAR LISTS
#21/Consequence of Sound
#25/Pitchfork
#46/No Ripcord
Track List

  1. Fear and Loathing in Mahwah, NJ 
  2. My Time Outside the Womb 
  3. Joset of Nazareth's Blues 
  4. Arms Against Atrophy 
  5. Upon Viewing Brueghel's "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus" 
  6. Titus Andronicus 
  7. No Future 
  8. No Future Part Two: The Days After No Future
  9. Albert Camus

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patton, royalflush, alexgonzriv