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
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.0/10.0)[2] 4.5/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[4]

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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