What cruel bastards. Then they bounced back in an exercise in restraint with their previous album, the ambling and dusty The King Is Dead. It's different for everyone, but I do believe this album has a way of connecting with most people.
Post to Cancel. Both are in a similar standing with me right now as records that I can relax to at any time and totally connect to.
Some songs were written as long as four years ago, just after The King Is Dead. The one new impulse they find here is meta songwriting. Nice work dude.
That rare, intangible sentiment echoes throughout the record because the band never stops playing music that is close to their heart. ProjectFreak 4.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Site Copyright 2005-2017 Sputnikmusic. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Notify me of new comments via email. The King Is Dead. Onirium January 24th 2015 3035 Comments. Still, this one grabbed me right away. Lake Song https: It's definitely growing on me. Promoted links by Taboola.
Blog at WordPress. Skip to content Search query All Results. Sign Out. Brand New Leaked Demos 2006. The tune is orchestrated like a traditional Stephen Foster folk tune, with square fiddle lines, a little banjo, a plucked acoustic guitar, and a true Americana harmonica solo.
It's got a more traditional Decemberists sound but sticks to The King is Dead's structural simplicity.