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Tag: indie folk

Track of the Day: Fleet Foxes, The Shrine/An Argument (BBC Maida Vale Session). Plus a few words on Yeats.

My favorite among the Fleet Foxes songs from the sessions recorded at the BBC’s Maida Vale studios (actually, among any of their recordings).  This one has a transcendent quality; everything is still for a little while when it ends.  For me, anyway. I find myself charmed by the little inner reference to Yeats’ “The Lake Isle of Innisfree,” it’s done sweetly and without… Read More ›

Track of the Day: Fleet Foxes, Montezuma (BBC Maida Vale Session)

I prefer this version of the song even above the version on their album Helplessness Blues (if you use Spotify, you can use the link to go right to the album).  Maybe one part of my fondness for this song stems from the fact that I grew up in a town called Montezuma. Only part of it, though; for… Read More ›

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