Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill (studio album) by Grouper

Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill by Grouper
Year: 2008
Release date: 2008-06-10
Overall rank: 1,372nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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77/100 (from 173 votes)
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Award Top albums of the 2000s (214th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,372nd)
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From 03/16/2017 04:45
Verging on ambiance, Liz Harris' blend of Psychedelic Folk & Dream Pop is utterly chilling.
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From 02/07/2017 20:53
A wonderful atmospheric album.
The soundscapes made of reverbs and of Liz's voice convey images of tree shadows or blissful naps during a thunderstorm.
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From 02/06/2015 06:20
I wonder what the deer smelt like after she got done dragging it. I bet she ate it afterwards. I can dig it.
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From 01/27/2015 17:27
Perfect autumnal music. She mixes drone, echoes, and guitar to make something that really sounds like no other album. Can this be characterized as ghostly folk? Each song is recognizable so no need to worry if you're going to get a monotonous album here.
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Very peaceful but not passive.
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