They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top is the first album released by dance-punk band Liars in October of 2001. It was then released in 2002 by English label Blast First Records. It displays the band in its original line-up with singer Angus Andrew, guitarist Aaron Hemphill, bassist Pat Noecker (currently in These Are Powers), and drummer Ron Albertson. The album received attention at music sites Pitchfork Media and Allmusic, which cemented the band's place in recent American music. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs covered the song "Mr. Your on Fire Mr." [sic], which was released as a B-side of their single "Pin".