WU LYF Go Tell Fire to the Mountain
3.8 Ranking: #142 for 2011
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0.0 Sam Feldman's Rating | June 11th 11

wrong

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3.0 goodJohn weathered old reviewer Hanson STAFF | June 10th 11

Kind of like a band that is going to flame out in a year or two.

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3.0 goodSuper Grover | June 13th 11

if my dog made music i'm pretty sure it would sound like this. good thing i love my dog

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4.0 excellentTheBalderdashMan | June 20th 11

"These are not words!" my friend wails helplessly at the speaker, and I can't tell if he's wrong or not. Sure, we could go online and look up the lyrics, but what's the point really? It sounds great the way it is, as undefined syllables that can take on whatever meaning we wish. With its guitar echoes, mighty drums, and unintelligible lyrics, this is an album intoxicated by the exhilaration of pure sound. Muscular and meandering, every moment sounds like it was recorded on an epic journey up Mt. Doom while WU LYF waited for the blizzard to pass, but the beauty of this album is that I could talk to ten people and come away with at least ten different images that the album had suggested to each of them. Rarely is music left this free to evoke whatever moods and associations the listener brings to it, or to reward each interpretation so richly.

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1.0 awfulRiviere | February 28th 13

Um wat?

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1.5 very poorVegeta of Nazareth | November 18th 11

Lol

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4.0 excellentAdrian Hertzberg CONTRIBUTOR | June 11th 11

who will be the first to 5 this? my money is on Jash. (edit: Chambered, ftw, as per usual)

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1.0 awfulApplebite | July 16th 12

Alrighty then. I feel like this is a joke that I'm not in on.

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0.0 Adam Thomas STAFF | June 10th 11

Seriously, does anybody know what the fuck this man is howling?

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4.5 superbYoung Buck | June 10th 11

many beers and blunts later this albium turns into a classic... try it for youselfs sputnik,

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5.0 classicMark H. | September 26th 13

WE THE P E O YOU KNOW WE JUST P L E WORLD UNITE LUCIFER YOUTH FOUNDATION

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5.0 classicLeon Toghill | August 5th 12

come on don't stay, i wanna feel at home, i wanna to feel at home. aite?

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4.5 superbMike Allen | December 14th 11

When it comes down to it all, one does not need to even have a clue about what WU LYFís message is about. Inevitably, the more we find out about WU LYF, the less significant they will become. Go Tell Fire to the Mountain isnít just striking because of its uniqueness and oddly infectious hooks, or the fact that the record is ballsy, jubilant, or flat-out beautiful at any given time. The Manchester nativesí debut brings about the remarkable sentiment of unity within its anthems, just as Titus Andronicusí The Monitor had done. And isnít that the greatest message of all?

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4.5 superbBeram C. Lansay | November 23rd 11

howling snarls, chanting organs, stumbling rhythms, and heroic melodies; I am WU LYF.

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4.0 excellentmvood | August 7th 11

Surprisingly, a record that you can't really understand what he's shouting becomes one of the most relatable and inspirational pieces of music ever. I listened to this album on repeat during a 13 hour flight. Flying over Europe, Africa, deserts, seas and Asia in parallel with the starry night sky with this on is JUST.... one hell of an experience to say the least

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4.0 excellentpatrickfannon | June 24th 11

This record is fucking thrilling. It sounds, awesomely enough, like the resulting album from studio sessions with Isaac Brock bleating out vocals over an Explosions In The Sky soundscape. I really am at a loss for words; it's often breathtaking. An incredibly inspiring record which has restored a modicum of hope to me that the direction of music in the near future is not doomed. Fantastic, bros.

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