Tortoise ‎– Beacons Of Ancestorship

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Tracklist

1 High Class Slim Came Floatin' In 8:14
2 Prepare Your Coffin 3:37
3 Northern Something 2:24
4 Gigantes 6:21
5 Penumbra 1:08
6 Yinxianghechengqi 3:37
7 The Fall Of Seven Diamonds Plus One 3:40
8 Minors 4:23
9 Monument Six One Thousand 3:22
10 De Chelly 1:46
11 Charteroak Foundation 5:07

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Packaged in oversized gatefold card sleeve.

© 2009 Tortoise; Published by Wrapped In Rubber Music (ASCAP).
℗ 2009 Thrill Jockey Records

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  • Barcode: 790377021028

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Thrill 210 Tortoise Beacons Of Ancestorship(LP, Album, RP, Gat) Thrill Jockey Thrill 210 US 2016 Sell This Version
THRILL 210 Tortoise Beacons Of Ancestorship(LP, Album, 180) Thrill Jockey THRILL 210 US 2009 Sell This Version
Thrill 210 Tortoise Beacons Of Ancestorship(LP, Album, RP, Gat) Thrill Jockey Thrill 210 US 2016 Sell This Version
PCD-22393 Tortoise Beacons Of Ancestorship(CD, Album, RE, Min) P-Vine Records PCD-22393 Japan 2016 Sell This Version
Thrill 210 Tortoise Beacons Of Ancestorship(LP, Album, RP) Thrill Jockey Thrill 210 US 2012 Sell This Version

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April 18, 2010
Post-rock darlings Tortoise release their first album of new material in 5 years and it’s a complete return to form. Sounding like the proper follow-up to 2001’s Standards (Thrill Jockey / Warp / Spunk), Beacons of Ancestorship truly is a prog album. It is dirty and crisp, sounding like it was recorded underwater and in an air-tight studio at the same time. And as always, their sound is undefinable – dub, post-rock, lo-fi, electronica, dance, spaghetti western, jazz, classic rock, punk, it’s all here in a tight 45-minute set. What more can I really say? Tortoise’s musical influence really knows no bounds. They are one of the best bands in the biz and one of my all time faves. Catch them on their belated North American “Beacons” tour in early 2010. Love it. Beacons of Ancestorship is out on Chicago's Thrill Jockey label.