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Satan's Graffiti Or God's Art?

Black Lips

Satan's Graffiti Or God's Art?

Eighth studio record from the Atlanta garage rockers fronted by Cole Alexander

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  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    While other bands may find themselves naturally winding down when several albums in, Black Lips are still going from strength to strength
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  2. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    A mélange of harum scarum garage-psych, unabashed homage and carefully-crafted pop reprieve, it finds Black Lips at their most daring, exploratory and downright vital
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  3. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Plenty folks talk about saving the genre, or lack thereof, these cats just do it
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Simultaneously more cosmic and conceptual than earlier efforts. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Freeform jazz pops up on numerous songs, We Know features a smooth electronic throughline and Crystal Night is a Spector-ish piano ballad that has been refined to its most beautifully realised core
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  6. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Many of the tracks here sound, as is the wont of Black Lips in general, as though they could have tumbled straight off the classic Nuggets collections from the sixties
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  7. 7.8 |   Earbuddy

    The Black Lips are having sloppy fun once again
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  8. 7.5 |   A.V. Club

    A psychedelic tour of rock’s scuzziest corners
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  9. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The production on this eighth album is cleaner and more ambitious than ever
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  10. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Black Lips have found their way to middle age through a careful balance of punk attitude and rock'n'roll classicism. Print edition only

  11. 6.6 |   Pitchfork

    Weighing in at 18 tracks, it assumes the form of a concept album while making a complete mockery of the medium
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  12. 6.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Creating a 19-track album out of Black Lips’ brand of messy psychedelic punk was always going to be a huge ask. And they have nearly pulled it off
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  13. 6.0 |   Q

    They bend no one's will but their own. Print edition only

  14. 6.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Garage-rock vets have always idealized the Sixties at its scuzziest. But their eighth LP has bigger ambitions
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  15. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    Garage rockers embrace scuzzy trash again
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