"Right here, Right now, There is no other place I want to be"

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Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (album) by Godspeed You! Black Emperor 

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Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor (2000)
Overall rank: 115th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 750 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 2000 (3rd)
Top 20 albums of the 2000s (19th)
Top 200 albums of all time (115th)

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor bestography

Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven is ranked as the best album by Godspeed You! Black Emperor.

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Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 90 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickStorm
 93/100 (230 votes)
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2.Static
 88/100 (155 votes)
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3.Track pickSleep
 91/100 (172 votes)
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4.Track pickAntennas To Heaven
 89/100 (146 votes)
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86/100 (from 750 votes)
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From LedZep 05/20/2017 12:04
I really don't know why but this reminds me of Dawn of the Dead movie a lot. Maybe it's the spoken part in Storm, seems like you're in the supermarket during a zombie apocalypse. Horrifying album. Fantastic movie.
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From TorkilSkorgen 04/26/2017 19:28
The greatest instrumental rock album and the third best instrumental album (after Kind Of Blue and A Love Supreme) IMO.

The opening track "Storm" conveys a lot of different emotion in just one track. The beginning is victorious with trumpets and thundering drums making it sound like the most fantastic thing ever. The song then takes a dark turn and gets downright scary, before it end with some beautiful piano in the end.

The next track "Static" is more mysterious and starts and ends with static noise. In between where the actual instrumentation is, the track slowly builds itself up to a chaotic, unsettling climax.

"Sleep" is built around a beautiful and sad melody, that gives me tha feels all the time, and than the album ends perfectly with "Like Antennas To Heaven...".

Where their debut (F♯ A♯ ∞) was a brilliant dark, moody album, LYSFLATH takes it to the next level. It doesn't convey a single mood as well, but it wins on variety.
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From pranafilms 03/26/2017 05:02
"Storm" hits you like a brick. An amazing brick.
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From Onater 12/29/2016 01:48
When I first listened to this album, I knew nothing about it except that this site loves it and it has really long tracks. No other album has surprised me the same way this one did. I didn't even know this kind of music existed before I heard this.
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95/100
From Weepingguitarman 10/10/2016 17:26
Listening to this album is like watching a movie. It's a journey, and one that I would happily go on again and again.
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From thefool 07/14/2016 04:04
They made it long, because 1 minute intro wasn't long enough
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85/100
From sethmadsen 05/26/2016 02:35
I wish I knew more about this album... to bad their isn't wikipedia about it... hehehe... no I mean like more commentary. I think putting context to things like this help A LOT. The AM/PM think really made me think... sometimes they are just trying to make money and sometimes they are super pushy... like give me money now you rich bastard (even though I'm not carrying cash). I guess I was thinking the whole time how the system is messed up. Wish I knew Spanish.

Because of the nature of this album it's not something spinning a lot, not terribly intriguing in the sense that I get it stuck in my head/has memorable melodies, etc.

BUT totally thought provoking, totally high quality art and worth a spin once a year or so.
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From hugh 04/03/2016 06:21
This album is good.
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From juro00134 03/16/2016 22:15
Most of the people I know seem to prefer F# to this, but I've never quite understood why. This doesn't have the unnecessary intermissions, flows better and is generally a much stronger album than their debut, and while it may not be as consistent, the highs are higher and the lows aren't as low. The opener, "Storm", introduces the album's apocalyptic sound with one of the most powerful buildups in rock music. Although it sometimes teeters on the brink of excess, the album is one of my most-listened and retains a high standard lost on their many imitators.
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From exileonthehell 02/24/2016 00:08
koner1 you can rest now
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