The Plot Against Common Sense

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The Plot Against Common Sense
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Studio album by Future of the Left
Released 12 June 2012[1]
Recorded Faster Studios, Music Box[2]
Genre Post-hardcore, noise rock
Length 49:55
Label Xtra Mile Recordings - XMR058CD
Future of the Left chronology
Travels with Myself and Another
(2009)
The Plot Against Common Sense
(2012)
How To Stop Your Brain In An Accident
(2013)
Singles from The Plot Against Common Sense
  1. "Sheena Is A T-Shirt Salesman"
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 81/100[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]
The A.V. Club A-[5]
Crackle Feedback 7.5/10 stars[6]
Drowned in Sound 4.5/5 stars[7]
musicOMH 4.5/5 stars[8]
NME 9/10 stars[9]
Pitchfork Media 6.0/10 stars[10]
Punknews 4.5/5 stars[11]
Rock Sound 8/10 stars[12]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[13]
This Is Fake DIY 9/10 stars[14]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[15]

The Plot Against Common Sense is the third studio album by Future of the Left.

Reception[edit]

Critical response to the album was positive, with a Metacritic score of 81/100 or "universal acclaim."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sheena Is A T-Shirt Salesman" - 2:08
  2. "Failed Olympic Bid" - 3:14
  3. "Beneath The Waves An Ocean" - 3:47
  4. "Cosmo's Ladder" - 2:34
  5. "City Of Exploded Children" - 4:10
  6. "Goals In Slow Motion" - 3:11
  7. "Camp Cappuccino" - 2:48
  8. "Polymers Are Forever" - 4:07
  9. "Robocop 4 - Fuck Off Robocop" - 2:53
  10. "Sorry Dad, I Was Late For The Riots" - 3:08
  11. "I Am The Least Of Your Problems" - 2:33
  12. "A Guide To Men" - 3:54
  13. "Anchor" - 3:12
  14. "Rubber Animals" - 1:54
  15. "Notes On Achieving Orbit" - 6:22 (including hidden track)

Running time: 49:55

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