Belle & Sebastian - Tigermilk
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Based on 163 ratings
1996 Ratings: #40
Liked by 4 people
June 6, 1996 / Release Date
LP / Format
Electric Honey / Label
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Edit: after some consideration these past few months, I can't deny it anymore. This is undoubtedly my favorite album of all time.

There's a cordial air to Tigermilk that's still refreshing to the ears after my hundreds of listens. I find myself fleeing to this album when I'm in need of that homey and humble kind of feeling. There's nothing grand to these songs, but that's the best part. It's just one person's life and the people in it. I remember having a blanket draped over my shoulders, ... read more
What to say that was not said about this masterpiece?

Not many things: legendary album, mythical album, an object of lust... If you know this Scottish pop goldsmiths you probably know the story of this album: a vinyl release in 1996 become collector following the success of "If You're Feeling Sinister". In 1999, a reissue allows everyone to completely discover this jewel. The light melodies and the violins make flying magic songs, perfect melodies concocted exactly for this voice ... read more
Belle & Sebastian's debut is easily their most subtle album especially compared to their next release but there is so much hidden beauty within its subtly and is truly one of the best in their impressive discography.

Track Review

The State I Am In 9/10
Expectations 9/10
She's Losing It 8.5/10
You're Just a Baby 8/10
Electronic Renaissance 8.5/10
I Could Be Dreaming 8.5/10
We Rule the School 8.5/10
My Wandering Days Are Over 9/10
I Don't Love Anyone 8.5/10
Mary Jo 9/10

Average: 8.7/10
elizabeth fraser is the only scottish person allowed to sing from now on bc at least she is so indecipherable i dont need to understand what she's saying in the first place
What a way to end an What a blissful listen.
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Track List

  1. The State I Am In
  2. Expectations
  3. She's Losing It
  4. You're Just a Baby
  5. Electronic Renaissance
  6. I Could Be Dreaming
  7. We Rule the School
  8. My Wandering Days Are Over
  9. I Don't Love Anyone
  10. Mary Jo
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Added on: August 26, 2013