God Is An Astronaut Album Stream
2010-04-30 by idk | 38 Comments

Irish post rock group God Is An Astronaut have posted their new album Age of the Fifth Sun for streaming in full ahead of its May 17 release.

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beefshoes
April 30th 2010

2878 Comments


really good!

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Photon
April 30th 2010

1292 Comments


not bad .its going to be very hard to beat Red Sparowes effort though

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
April 30th 2010

30873 Comments


Soooo good

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anotherdeadjuliet
April 30th 2010

263 Comments


So far (not having heard this release yet) every album after "All Is Violent, All Is Bright" have cranked up the yawn factor by x5 each release.

I hope this is different.

Nocturna
April 30th 2010

36 Comments


omg i wasnt aware they were making a new album... guess i've been living under a rock =( thanks for the heads up

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
April 30th 2010

15727 Comments


didnt like all is violent that much, so im not really looking forward to this

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robertsona
Staff Reviewer
April 30th 2010

14986 Comments


the most easily ignorable post-rock band ever

BrahTheSunGod
April 30th 2010

1279 Comments


WHAT WHERE DID THIS COME FROM
listening yesss

and what, robertsona? Have you listened through All Is Violent?

Relinquished
April 30th 2010

24428 Comments


pretty good honestly

Captain North
April 30th 2010

6779 Comments


If it doesn't match up to All Is Violent I'm not sure I'll bother, because it'll just be the same thing but done slightly worse.

Powerban
April 30th 2010

2380 Comments


3.5

BigTuna
April 30th 2010

5154 Comments


I like it. Also, added the album on the band's page b/c everyone else is so LAZY

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BrahTheSunGod
April 30th 2010

1279 Comments


4

Athom
Staff Reviewer
April 30th 2010

17197 Comments


don't these guys hate us?

BigTuna
April 30th 2010

5154 Comments


what do you mean?

Athom
Staff Reviewer
April 30th 2010

17197 Comments


I remember a couple years ago there was a bit of bitching between them and whoever was running the
sputnik myspace when their last album came out. they didnt like the review...

BigTuna
April 30th 2010

5154 Comments


lame if that happened

Enotron
April 30th 2010

7695 Comments


That's actually sort of funny. God is An Astronaut/Sputnik feud. You have to be pretty miniscule to get pissed at a partially user
based website.

edit: Unless there's something else to it. From the way you described it, it sounds like they just got upset by a review written for
them.

kingsoby1
Emeritus
April 30th 2010

4939 Comments


far from refuge was my favorite of theirs. liked all is violent too.

Relinquished
April 30th 2010

24428 Comments


gotta say I'm digging the first track

Athom
Staff Reviewer
April 30th 2010

17197 Comments


I'm partial to their moment of stillness ep.

BigTuna
April 30th 2010

5154 Comments


lame that it happened

Powerban
May 1st 2010

2380 Comments


It was actually guys from the band that got all shitty wasn't it? I can't remember who the reviewer was but they were like "YOU JUST DON'T GET OUR MUSIC". I've actually hated them a bit more since they were like that.

Good band, but listening to a full album of theirs seams harder than most post-rock.

Captain North
May 1st 2010

6779 Comments


Actually, this isn't too bad so far.

And lol at the feud. What douches.

BrahTheSunGod
May 1st 2010

1279 Comments


Not bad, kind of a return to form. The guitar work on the title track is awesome, and a real step for them

TheSpirit
May 1st 2010

17165 Comments


This was okay

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Nocturna
May 1st 2010

36 Comments


I still prefer their first 2 albums but this is a 4.

Kiran
Emeritus
May 1st 2010

6000 Comments


It was actually guys from the band that got all shitty wasn't it? I can't remember who the reviewer was but they were like "YOU JUST DON'T GET OUR MUSIC". I've actually hated them a bit more since they were like that.

specifically at the sputnik review?

wow

Knott-
Emeritus
May 1st 2010

10194 Comments


All Is Violent is one of my favourite records ever. This worth picking up then?

G3N3R1C
May 1st 2010

1945 Comments


Meh, I can't blame them. That review WAS kinda shit. BTW, i agree w/ BrahTheSunGod about the title track. Really nice riffs there. Definitely a standout track from the album.

Enotron
May 1st 2010

7695 Comments


What review was it? And can somebody post their reaction or whatever they posted on their myspace?

Skimaskcheck
May 1st 2010

2360 Comments


Completely missed this, cool

BrahTheSunGod
May 1st 2010

1279 Comments


"This worth picking up then?"

Yes, most definitely. Like I said, I wasn't expecting this, it's quite a step up actually.

BrahTheSunGod
May 1st 2010

1279 Comments


Oh, and "Shining Through" is a virtually flawless track, esp. with this rerecording.

MutnikSpusic
May 1st 2010

560 Comments


I never liked this band but i've always felt that they ve got some huge potential and that one day they may put out something HUGe is this that?

BrahTheSunGod
May 1st 2010

1279 Comments


About 3/4 of the tracks on here are
The rest are just good

HenchmanOfSanta
May 1st 2010

1852 Comments


The first half of the album is boring, but it really picks up in the second. I just finished the title track, which was awesome.

Torii
May 2nd 2010

805 Comments


3.5 (Y)



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