Animal Collective - Who Could Win a Rabbit
NME.COM feature on Animal Collective - Who Could Win a Rabbit album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 19 July 2004
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A confusing but likeable jumble
- Jun 22, 2012
Baltimore oddballs hit the spot
- May 16, 2012
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Animal Collective - Who Could Win a Rabbit: Wikipedia Album Entry
"Who Could Win a Rabbit" is the first single from experimental rock band Animal Collective's fifth album, Sung Tongs.
The song is notable for its quick and poppy structure and its obscure and seemingly non-sensical lyrics. It also possesses an unusual time signature. Based on 3/4, which has been used repeatedly by the band, it has two sporadic bars on 4/4 and a bridge on 5/4.
It was rated by Pitchfork Media to be the 54th best single of 2000-2004. The song "Baby Day" is included on the single as a b-side.
The music video for Who Could Win A Rabbit was directed by Danny Perez, who subsequently directed the Animal Collective visual album ODDSAC. The video features Avey Tare and Panda Bear as a rabbit and turtle respectively, racing each other in the same vein as Aesop's fable, The Tortoise and the Hare, while Geologist and Deakin are spectators of the race.
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