The Ascension (album) by Glenn Branca

The Ascension
The Ascension by Glenn Branca (1981)
Overall rank: 1,414th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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Award Top 20 albums of 1981 (18th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (226th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,414th)

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From NoeSSS 06/19/2016 01:10
Swans did a better cover of Lesson No 2
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From alelsupreme 02/12/2015 19:45
damn no one getting good ratings in this comment section
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Don't be a prick
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From CellarDoor 11/04/2012 15:36
A guitar symphony.
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From Ironic Karma 06/21/2010 22:29
What Elston said. =P
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From Elston 06/12/2009 04:39
In Lesson No. 2 dense neurotic chords stalk the listener through white walled corridors, chased by splashing shadows of implacable menstrual blood. The Spectacular Commodity begins with noble exclamations of purity, but then slips into existential nausea nipping at the soul, leading to self-immolation. From the ashes arises the most magnificent phoenix soaring mightily towards the heavens, riding a golden beam of light extending from the clouds. Light Field sounds like flying through space at warp speeds.
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Best Albums of 1981
1. Moving Pictures by Rush
2. Discipline by King Crimson
3. Computerwelt [Computer World] by Kraftwerk
4. My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts by Brian Eno & David Byrne
5. Damaged by Black Flag
6. Juju by Siouxsie And The Banshees
7. Time by Electric Light Orchestra
8. Faith by The Cure
9. Dare by The Human League
10. Ghost In The Machine by The Police
11. Fire Of Love by The Gun Club
12. Heaven Up Here by Echo & The Bunnymen
13. Deceit by This Heat
14. Killers by Iron Maiden
15. Greatest Hits by Queen
16. Diary Of A Madman by Ozzy Osbourne
17. Escape by Journey
18. The Ascension by Glenn Branca
19. Youth Of America by Wipers
20. Tattoo You by The Rolling Stones


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