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avonbarksdale221
September 5th 2013


8227 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Green Gloves through to Guest Room is an incredible run [2]
Ada and Gospel are two of the best on here IMO

InfamousGrouse
September 6th 2013


3497 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Gospel is life

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avonbarksdale221
September 6th 2013


8227 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Beautiful song.

jefflebowski
September 6th 2013


8242 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

well given how the middle of the album has grown hugely on me i'm sure i'll come to appreciate its greatness in the near future

on that note i can't even fathom why i didn't used to like slow show, that shit's genius

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avonbarksdale221
September 6th 2013


8227 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Slow Show is top 5 the National songs for me. That ending.

jefflebowski
September 6th 2013


8242 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

agreed, that opening guitar riff is perfect too

the one thing i still don't love about this album, i've come to realize, is the vocal processing -
half of the lyrics sound inaudible compared to alligator and HV, especially on the slower tracks

avonbarksdale221
September 6th 2013


8227 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Perfect song in general.
It does sound like he mumbles quite a bit, so fair enough. This was my first The National though, so it will always have a special place in my heart.

jefflebowski
September 6th 2013


8242 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

sure, i'm probably biased toward alligator for the same reasons. this is improving by the day though, so it may eventually reach hard 5 status

avonbarksdale221
September 6th 2013


8227 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

I'll probably 5 it one day. Alligator is very close as well, the five song stretch that ends that
album is godly.

jefflebowski
September 6th 2013


8242 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

agreed, probably the most consistent national, or at least the one that has a total of 0 tracks i dislike

avonbarksdale221
September 6th 2013


8227 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

I like every track on Alligator and Boxer. The last two have been a bit more inconsistent, but the highs on High Violet (heh) are the best moments of their career though IMO

Artuma
September 6th 2013


12836 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

ok so its a 5

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ViperAces
September 6th 2013


12428 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

not really

InfamousGrouse
September 6th 2013


3497 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

unquestionably

YetAnotherBrick
September 6th 2013


4449 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

unquestionably [2]

Artuma
September 6th 2013


12836 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

just too many classic songs here and not a single meh song

Gwyn.
September 6th 2013


15071 Comments


not rlly

Artuma
September 6th 2013


12836 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

u r all crazy

Artuma
September 6th 2013


12836 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

but nice dig gwyn

jefflebowski
September 6th 2013


8242 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

squalor victoria is a lil' bit meh cmon



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