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Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien

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Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien
Record Label: Barsuk
Release Date: August 30, 2011 (digital); October 4, 2011 (physical)
This review is a user submitted review from Jeremy Aaron. You can see all of Jeremy Aaron's submitted reviews here.
 
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02:22 PM on 10/13/11
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There's a very good chance this will be at the pole position when it comes time for list-making in December.
10:14 PM on 10/13/11
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wait. what were we talking about?
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i really love this record, and I'm glad you reviewed it. I wasn't fond of the last release, but something about this one I fell in love with. nice job as always man!
05:23 AM on 10/14/11
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these pretzels are makin me thirsty
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I like the name.



/worthwilecontribution
05:43 AM on 10/14/11
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nobody will get this but..

I thought Cymbals ate cheese?
06:59 AM on 10/14/11
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I love this album, and band. Good review.
07:43 AM on 10/14/11
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Goddamn, I miss my dead friends
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Have to spin this sometime soon.
08:44 AM on 10/14/11
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mmmmm
09:10 AM on 10/14/11
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great review, this record is truly incredible
09:57 AM on 10/14/11
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I don't know why I've waited so long to check these guys out. You convinced me.
10:42 AM on 10/14/11
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There's a very good chance this will be at the pole position when it comes time for list-making in December.

Same here. I love this record and I like it more than the debut. Do drugs and have fun.

Can't wait to see them on Wednesday.
12:33 PM on 10/14/11
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Great review. I like this album a lot more than their debut.
10:29 AM on 10/17/11
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While I don't mind this record I would definitely choose the debut over this.

His vocals just remind me more of Craig Owens on this release instead of the Isaac Brock/Stephen Malkmus mashup on their previous release and it bugs me...
10:07 PM on 10/17/11
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"What's also remarkable about Lenses Alien is simply how memorable just about every second of it is, despite the fact that any semblance of verse-chorus-verse song structure has been tossed out the window. Working without that crutch, Cymbals Eat Guitars still have no trouble crafting razor-sharp guitar licks and vocal hooks that stick with you long after the album runs its course. And perhaps the best thing about Lenses Alien: its incessant begging for you to spin it again."

Very well put. At first I was somewhat underwhelmed by it for this exact reason. This album has grown on me a ton though, I'd put it close to the top of my favorite albums of the year.
03:32 PM on 10/21/11
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i love their first record

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