The Ugly Organ

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The Ugly Organ
Studio album by Cursive
Released March 4, 2003
Genre Emo, indie rock, post-hardcore, baroque pop
Length 40:06
Label Saddle Creek
Producer Tim Kasher and Mike Mogis
Cursive chronology
Burst and Bloom
The Ugly Organ
The Difference Between Houses and Homes
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 85/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.0/10.0)[3] 4.5/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[5]

The Ugly Organ, released in 2003, is the fourth studio album by the American band Cursive. The album was a critical success with an 85% Metascore based on 15 critics reviews creating "Universal Acclaim". Entertainment Weekly said of the album, "Organ raises the Saddle Creek bar in terms of sheer psychiatric-rock intensity". Billboard called it a "challenging, yet highly rewarding listen". Rolling Stone referred to it as a "brilliant leap forward".

The album is the 51st release from Saddle Creek Records. It was released both on black and translucent green 180 gram vinyl.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Ugly Organist"   0:53
2. "Some Red Handed Slight of Hand"   1:53
3. "Art Is Hard"   2:46
4. "The Recluse"   3:04
5. "Herald! Frankenstein"   0:47
6. "Butcher the Song"   3:31
7. "Driftwood: A Fairy Tale"   4:40
8. "A Gentleman Caller"   3:19
9. "Harold Weathervein"   2:59
10. "Bloody Murderer"   2:52
11. "Sierra"   3:25
12. "Staying Alive"   10:04



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