I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child

Manchester Orchestra - I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2006 Ratings: #558 / 688
User Score
Based on 51 ratings
2006 Ratings: #40
Liked by 2 people
October 14, 2006 / Release Date
LP / Format
Favorite Gentlemen, Canvasback / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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MasterCrackfox
77
As I return to Manchester Orchestra, a band who pervaded my listening as one of my favorite acts as a teenager, everything seems to stand up strong. Their debut, I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child, is their most toned-down and perhaps even sincere album of their entire career, with easily listenable indie rock tunes throughout the track list.

Although the energy is still there that they utilize on their later records, something about this album feels far less intense than some of those records. ... read more
EmiMoment
60
Some pretty decent Indie Emo Rock cuts here, but this record doesn't exactly do that much unique in the genre. Despite the pure raw amount unfiltered emotion the true issue is the lack of original ideas for the most part here, the production is raw for sure but most of these tracks follow the same cut and dry emo rock formula with the same old climaxes we've heard a million times. With all this in mind this record still does accomplish to present some great songs though, Wolves at Night is an ... read more
Vayne
80
The only drawback of this album is that it was supposed to be released 4 years later.
notbuzzzila
96
original rating (3/??/19): 100
Ian_Kal
96
Its awesome to hear other bands in songs and still be blown away
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Track List

  1. Wolves at Night
  2. Now That You're Home
  3. The Neighborhood Is Bleeding
  4. I Can Feel Your Pain
  5. Where Have You Been?
  6. I Can Barely Breathe
  7. Sleeper 1972
  8. Golden Ticket
  9. Alice and Interiors
  10. Don't Let Them See You Cry
  11. Colly Strings
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