History YMMV / CrystalCastles

30th Dec '16 4:17:35 AM Zadia
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** The fans are also divided as to who they favour as the vocalist, Alice or Edith.
1st Oct '16 6:03:16 PM EclipseMT
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* EarWorm: The music that plays when you grab the magic hat.

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* EarWorm: The music that plays when you grab the magic hat. Can also qualify as MostWonderfulSound.
18th Sep '16 4:24:41 PM stuffedninja
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* NightmareFuel: Once again, "I Am Made of Chalk." It's probably one of the weirdest songs they've put out, consisting almost entirely of modulated wailing and screaming. The amount of speculation as to just what the song means makes it reach levels of MindScrew equal to the work of Music/{{Swans}}.
* TearJerker: "Tell Me What to Swallow."

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* NightmareFuel: NightmareFuel:
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Once again, "I Am Made of Chalk." It's probably one of the weirdest songs they've put out, consisting almost entirely of modulated wailing and screaming. The amount of speculation as to just what the song means makes it reach levels of MindScrew equal to the work of Music/{{Swans}}.
** [[http://cdn2.pitchfork.com/news/60224/96f1edde.jpg This image]] of the two wearing weird black ''things'' on their heads and staring at '''[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou you]]'''.
* TearJerker: TearJerker:
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"Tell Me What to Swallow."
16th Apr '16 11:02:35 PM aye_amber
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For the musical duo:
* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Not in Love" definitely counts. Robert Smith of TheCure on vocals, Alice Glass' breathy ones joining in at the bridge, and Ethan Kath's newly polished production skills really make it for this one.
** "Alice Practice", the song that introduced them to the world. Basically what would happen if you captured a chiptune band and a female-fronted hardcore punk band and made them fight. It's ''glorious''.

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!! For the musical duo:
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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Not in Love" definitely counts. Robert Smith of TheCure Music/TheCure on vocals, Alice Glass' breathy ones joining in at the bridge, and Ethan Kath's newly polished production skills really make it for this one.
** "Alice Practice", Practice," the song that introduced them to the world. Basically what would happen if you captured a chiptune band and a female-fronted female fronted hardcore punk band and made them fight. It's ''glorious''.''glorious.''



* CoveredUp: Their drastically altered version of "Crimewave" from {{HEALTH}}'s self-titled LP is better known than the original. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCwm08sTA5U Compare]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cLxbAQMeWE contrast.]]
** Also happened after the release of "Not in Love", as many people didn't realize it was originally a Platinum Blonde song.
* HellIsThatNoise: There's that strange noise that repeats throughout "Plague" that sounds almost like a warped whale song. It sounds a bit like CC watched the trailer for Prometheus and went home to make a song.
** The ''entirety'' of "I Am Made of Chalk".
* NightmareFuel: Once again, "I Am Made of Chalk". It's probably one of the weirdest songs they've put out, consisting almost entirely of modulated wailing and screaming. The amount of speculation as to just what the song means makes it reach levels of MindScrew equal to the work of Music/{{Swans}}.
* TearJerker: "Tell Me What to Swallow"

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* CoveredUp: Their drastically altered version of "Crimewave" from {{HEALTH}}'s Music/{{HEALTH}}'s self-titled LP is better known than the original. [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCwm08sTA5U Compare]] and [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cLxbAQMeWE contrast.]]
** Also happened after the release of "Not in Love", Love," as many people didn't realize it was originally a Platinum Blonde song.
* HellIsThatNoise: There's that strange noise that repeats throughout "Plague" that sounds almost like a warped whale song. It sounds a bit like CC watched the trailer for Prometheus Film/{{Prometheus}} and went home to make a song.
** The ''entirety'' of "I Am Made of Chalk".
Chalk."
* NightmareFuel: Once again, "I Am Made of Chalk". Chalk." It's probably one of the weirdest songs they've put out, consisting almost entirely of modulated wailing and screaming. The amount of speculation as to just what the song means makes it reach levels of MindScrew equal to the work of Music/{{Swans}}.
* TearJerker: "Tell Me What to Swallow"Swallow."



** Crystal Castles tried several times to get in contact with a fan named Connor who was dying of cancer. He died at the age of 18 one night before a performance, and Alice proceeded to set up a [[http://wearecrystalcastles.tumblr.com/post/36591848313 shrine complete with lillies and candles]] on stage. Sad and touching already, but towards the end of the show, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHUMkGQwx98 Alice broke down in front of the shrine and sobbed into the microphone]] while the crowd is still cheering for the show they've just seen.

For the video game:

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** Crystal Castles tried several times to get in contact with a fan named Connor who was dying of cancer. He died at the age of 18 one night before a performance, and Alice proceeded to set up a [[http://wearecrystalcastles.tumblr.com/post/36591848313 shrine complete with lillies lilies and candles]] on stage. Sad and touching already, but towards the end of the show, [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHUMkGQwx98 Alice broke down in front of the shrine and sobbed into the microphone]] while the crowd is still cheering for the show they've just seen.

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For the video game:



* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: The characters, art and scenery are... ''surreal''... to say the least.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: The characters, art art, and scenery are... ''surreal''... to ''Surreal...'' To say the least.
6th Apr '16 9:44:13 AM aye_amber
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* NightmareFuel: Once again, "I Am Made of Chalk". It's probably one of the weirdest songs they've put out, consisting almost entirely of modulated wailing and screaming. The amount of speculation as to just what the song means makes it reach levels of MindScrew equal to the work of {{Swans}}.

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* NightmareFuel: Once again, "I Am Made of Chalk". It's probably one of the weirdest songs they've put out, consisting almost entirely of modulated wailing and screaming. The amount of speculation as to just what the song means makes it reach levels of MindScrew equal to the work of {{Swans}}.Music/{{Swans}}.
30th Jul '15 3:52:30 PM EclipseMT
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* EarWorm: The music that plays when you grab the magic hat.
12th May '15 10:55:12 PM EternalRain
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* BrokenBase: Post-Alice departure, some fans are divided on who to side with regarding quarrels between Ethan and Alice. Alice has claimed that Ethan stifled her creative input, while also saying she's the one who wrote most of the lyrics for the group's songs, while Ethan has maintained that he's the one who has had most of the creative control, even prior to Alice joining him to form Crystal Castles (and has kinda passive-aggressively mentioned how some of CC's more popular songs did not even feature Alice's vocal work).
29th Oct '14 11:41:27 AM AnotherGuy
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* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: The characters, art and scenery are... ''surreal''... to say the least.
9th Oct '14 2:53:33 PM IzzyMaleficent
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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Not in Love (ft. Robert Smith)" definitely counts. Robert Smith of TheCure on vocals, Alice Glass' breathy ones joining in at the bridge, and Ethan Kath's newly polished production skills really make it for this one.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Not in Love (ft. Robert Smith)" Love" definitely counts. Robert Smith of TheCure on vocals, Alice Glass' breathy ones joining in at the bridge, and Ethan Kath's newly polished production skills really make it for this one.
6th Oct '14 9:48:18 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Not in Love (ft. Robert Smith)" definitely counts. Robert Smith of TheCure on vocals, Alice Glass' breathy ones joining in at the bridge, and Ethan Kath's newly polished production skills really make it for this one.
** "Alice Practice", the song that introduced them to the world. Basically what would happen if you captured a chiptune band and a female-fronted hardcore punk band and made them fight. It's ''glorious''.



* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: "Not in Love (ft. Robert Smith)" definitely counts. Robert Smith of TheCure on vocals, Alice Glass' breathy ones joining in at the bridge, and Ethan Kath's newly polished production skills really make it for this one.
** "Alice Practice", the song that introduced them to the world. Basically what would happen if you captured a chiptune band and a female-fronted hardcore punk band and made them fight. It's ''glorious''.
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