5/05/2017

of Montreal Announce 10th Anniversary Reissue of Landmark Album Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

of Montreal Announce 10th Anniversary Reissue of Landmark Album
Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

 

Performing the Album From Start to Finish Live @ Music Tastes Good Festival

#5 Top 50 Albums of the Year – PITCHFORK
#5 Top 50 Albums of the Year - STEREOGUM
#7 Top 10 Albums of the Year – UNDER THE RADAR
#9 Top 10 Albums of the Year - ASSOCIATED PRESS
#10 Top 10 Albums of the Year - NPR
#10 Top 25 Albums of the Year - TINY MIX TAPES
#11 Top 20 Albums of the Year – MAGNET
#20 Top 40 Albums of the Year - SPIN
#31 Top 100 Albums of the Year – PASTE
#41 Top 50 Albums of the Year - ROLLING STONE
#13 Top 100 Songs of the Year – “The Past Is A Grotesque Animal” - PITCHFORK
#6 Top 50 Videos of the Year -- "Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse" - STEREOGUM
Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? is of Montreal's landmark 2007 album. The album defined of Montreal's career and continues to be hailed as a classic. Pitchfork called the album "Ceaselessly fascinating and inexhaustibly replayable," honoring it with "Best New Music" and placing it in the Top 5 albums of 2007 (and later, the #63 album of the 2000s). Hissing Fauna was included on dozens of “Best of 2007” lists and is currently Polyvinyl's all-time best selling album to date.

“Barnes combats his body’s betrayal by packaging his depression into happy-sounding songs that contain his strongest and most intensely personal songwriting ever.” - Stereogum

For the 10-year anniversary of the release, on June 30 Polyvinyl is proud to be issuing an updated vinyl version of Hissing Fauna, pressed on 180-Gram Red and Yellow vinyl and packaged in a triple gatefold jacket with a brand new large format 12” x 12” booklet featuring lyrics and additional artwork.

The reissue also includes the complete companion EP, Icons, Abstract Thee (one track of which was not included on the original pressing), a full-album WAV/MP3 download code, and videos of "She's a Rejecter" and "Faberge Falls For Shuggie" filmed live at the Avalon in Los Angeles.

Pre-orders are available now at http://plyvnyl.co/oM-hissing

of Montreal will perform Hissing Fauna start to finish at the Music Tastes Good Festival in Long Beach, CA on Sept. 30th.

Track Listing:

1. Suffer For Fashion
2. Sink The Seine
3. Cato As A Pun
4. Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse
5. Gronlandic Edit
6. A Sentence Of Sorts In Kongsvinger
7. The Past Is A Grotesque Animal
8. Bunny Ain't No Kind Of Rider
9. Faberge Falls For Shuggie
10. Labyrinthian Pomp
11. She's A Rejecter
12. We Were Born The Mutants Again With Leafling
13. Du Og Meg
14. Voltaic Crusher/Undrum To Muted Da
15. Derailments in a Place of Our Own
16. Miss Blonde, Your Papa is Failing
17. No Conclusion

TOUR DATES

07/14 - Plateia Nerou, GR @ Ejekt Festival
07/15 - Chiaverano, IT @ A Night Like This
07/17 - Budapest, HU @ A38 Ship, Main Concert Hall
07/18 - Vienna, AT @ Fluc
07/19 - Prague, CZ @ Meet Factory
07/20 - Berlin, DE @ Festsaal Kreuzberg
07/21 - Nicolosi, Italy @ Zanne Festival
07/24 - San Sebasti√°n, Spain @ Jazzaldia Festival
07/25 - Madrid, Spain @ Joy Slava
07/27 - St. Tropez, FR @ Plage du Rock Festival
09/30 - Long Beach, CA @ Music Tastes Good Festival (performing Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? in full)

For details and tickets, visit http://ofmontreal.net

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