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Spiderland (album) by Slint 

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Spiderland
Spiderland by Slint (1991)
Overall rank: 115th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 805 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1991 (6th)
Top 50 albums of the 1990s (23rd)
Top 200 albums of all time (115th)

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Slint Spiderland remastered ltd numbered 180gm vinyl 3 LP / 2CD / DVD box set NE
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Slint bestography

Spiderland is ranked as the best album by Slint.

Slint album bestography « Higher ranked This album (115th) Lower ranked (4,226th) »
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Members who like this album also like: Loveless by My Bloody Valentine, Doolittle by Pixies and Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth.

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Spiderland track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 89 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickBreadcrumb Trail
 91/100 (212 votes)
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2.Nosferatu Man
 88/100 (195 votes)
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3.Don, Aman
 87/100 (178 votes)
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4.Track pickWasher
 91/100 (203 votes)
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5.For Dinner...
 83/100 (166 votes)
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6.Track pickGood Morning, Captain
 91/100 (216 votes)
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Spiderland rankings

Spiderland ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 805 votes)
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75/100
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90/100
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75/100
02/11/2018 20:27
69/100

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75/100
From Sandrof1969 02/18/2018 17:00
"Spiderland" è un disco alternativo per davvero ( nessuna furbata, nessuna posa… ); è il suono del fuoco sotto la cenere, del mare in tempesta, ma sempre veicolato da canzoni che una forma, seppur molto personale, ce l'hanno.
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From Stover75 02/08/2018 02:50
Just one of the best albums ever recorded. And it introduced me to the post-rock genre.
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95/100
From RealSlimFatty 02/04/2018 13:55
Took me a while to get into it but I'm glad I did.
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90/100
From vinnid127 01/21/2018 04:08
Strange how a bunch of knockabout college kids from a small town could create such an immensely uncomfortable record. From what I understand Brian McMahan was almost killed in a car crash prior to the recording of Spiderland, so in hindsight I guess the tone of the record makes a lot of sense.
From the opening plucks to McMahan's final gutteral growl of "I miss you!" it's obvious there was a feeling of helplessness hanging over the band during writing and recording, the same feeling that might haunt a captain on a doomed voyage. Everyone being at the mercy of an unknown, arbitrary fate is a truly unfavourable reality.
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85/100
From PaperVinnie 01/03/2018 15:29
This is so far the darkest album I've ever listened to. They really succeed at creating an atmosphere with the odd time signatures and the creeping guitars and lyrics, it changes the way you can look at music.
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80/100
From lemonke 12/25/2017 02:40
Spiderland is a dark, brooding record that bleeds loneliness and the macabre. Listening to this record you will hear some of the most powerful, intelligent, and discomforting lyrics ever written. A powerful post-rock album that delivers a gut punch of angst and isolation, Spiderland felt a bit tedious at points, and dragged on longer than it should have, but it never failed to keep my attention and grab my heart.
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From UnoriginalJoe 11/23/2017 21:32
Brilliant and unique record, often seen as one of the first post-rock albums of all time. Dark, creepy and at some points disturbing (like the ending of good morning captain). One which really makes you reflect once its over. One of my favourite albums of all time, even if it does make me a bit moody after a listen
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From sidneyfranklyn 09/25/2017 17:58
Truly unique, Spiderland combines Sonic Youth's art-punk guitar fuzz with unconventional time signatures to create meticulously crafted instrumentals that are complimented by Brian McMahan's intensely visual storytelling. The album occupies far more space than its 40 minute run time; regardless of your usual genre exploration do not let this album pass you by.
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From IveGotToast 09/14/2017 04:31
Dark lyrics that sound more like 19th century poetry than teenage angst. Drumming in odd time signatures that isnt in wankery like other math rock. Sweltering crescendos that blow my mind everytime. Will always be in my top 10.

I MISS YOU!
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90/100
From suprisedkyou 08/29/2017 20:23
The definitive post rock album.
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