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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: 111th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 792 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 2000 (3rd)
Top 20 albums of the 2000s (18th)
Top 200 albums of all time (111th)

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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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Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 91 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickStorm
 93/100 (253 votes)
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2.Static
 89/100 (170 votes)
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3.Track pickSleep
 92/100 (187 votes)
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4.Track pickAntennas To Heaven
 89/100 (161 votes)
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86/100 (from 792 votes)
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From Luigii 08/29/2017 18:12
Like A Crow Looked At Me, Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven to me is one of those records you listen to once a year to feel the magic all over again. This should have been the best record of 2000. But I do understand why it isn't.
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From Saradominsm 07/28/2017 15:01
Not only is this a modern masterpiece, this is an album that changed instrumental/ post rock. It doesn't even matter what it changed in terms of music than what it sparked in the hundreds of thousands of people that listened to this album.

Without a single spoken word I understand everything GYBE is saying in this project, such an album like this can be compared to Coltrane or Beethoven's masterpieces.
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From Mehran 06/13/2017 22:48
If you're looking for something that's raw, beautiful and eccentric at the same time then look no further.
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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 DJTommy 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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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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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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