Godspeed You Black Emperor!-Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (2xLP)

Godspeed You Black Emperor!-Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (2xLP)
Godspeed You Black Emperor!-Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (2xLP)
Format: Vinyl (2xLP) 
Availability: Out Of Stock (Contact Us to know when this product will be available again)
Label (Code): Constellation (cst012)
Special Attributes: Comes in a gatefold sleeve packaged in a clear plastic sleeve with barcode and "Made in Canada" sticker.
Release Date: 10/2000
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“From the double album's first echoes of guitar and strings to its droning denouement, godspeed you black emperor! creates a musical soundscape that alternates between flashes of sonic brilliance and moments of quiet ecstasy..." (

"..Well, it IS a defining post-rock album, and let me get that out of the way first. Everything on this album is pure and true to that nature. There are the immense crescendos, the playing with volumes, the use of samples, the refusal to indulge in technical noodling and to present melodical themes that ebb and flow, there is not even such a thing as vocals on this record; everything that makes this genre what it is is present in spades. In fact, there is too much of it; the album contains a mere four tracks, but is actually a double-LP with a runtime of (gasp) eighty-seven minutes and twenty-one seconds. Three tracks clock in over 22 minutes and one nearly hits 19. There is so much music on this album it cannot even hope to be digestable in one sitting; this definitely slides under the category "grower"..."  (Read more:

Track List (Listen the album in full)

Storm (21:59)
A1.1 Lift Yr. Skinny Fists, Like Antennas To Heaven...     
A1.2 Gathering Storm / Il Pleut Àmourir [+Clatters Like Worry]     
A1.3 "Welcome To Barco AM/PM..." [L.A.X.; 5/14/00]         
A1.4 Cancer Towers On Holy Road Hi-Way
Static (21:07)
B1.1 Terrible Canyons Of Static     3:30     
B1.2 Atomic Clock.         
B1.3 Chart #3         
B1.4 World Police And Friendly Fire         
B1.5 [...+The Buildings They Are Sleeping Now]     
Sleep (21:12)
C1.1 Murray Ostril: "...They Don't Sleep Anymore On The Beach..."         
C1.2 Monheim         
C1.3 Broken Windows, Locks Of Love Pt. III. / 3rd Part         

Antennas To Heaven...
D1.1 Moya Sings "Baby-O"...         
D1.2 Edgyswingsetacid         
D1.3 [Glockenspiel Duet Recorded On A Campsite In Rhinebeck, N.Y.]         
D1.4 "Attention...Mon Ami...Fa-Lala-Lala-La-La..." [55-St.Laurent]         
D1.5 She Dreamt She Was A Bulldozer, She Dreamt She Was Alone In An Empty Field         
D1.6 Deathkamp Drone         
D1.7 [Antennas To Heaven...]

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