Beacons of Ancestorship

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Beacons of Ancestorship
Studio album by Tortoise
Released 23 June 2009
Genre Post-rock
Length 43:39
Label Thrill Jockey
Tortoise chronology
A Lazarus Taxon
(2006)
Beacons of Ancestorship
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club B+[2]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[3]
NME (7/10)[4]
The Observer favorable[5]
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10)[6]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[7]
Slant 4/5 stars[8]
All About Jazz favorable[9]

Beacons of Ancestorship is an album released in 2009 by the Chicago instrumental experimental/post-rock band Tortoise.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Tortoise

  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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