Among the Leaves

Among the Leaves

by Sun Kil Moon
     
 

The fifth outing for Mark Kozelek under the Sun Kil Moon moniker follows in the quiet footsteps of 2010's excellent Admiral Fell Promises. Looser and less polished than its predecessor, Among the Leaves finds Kozelek in a mercilessly nostalgic mood, especially on the first three tracks, which play out like a post-rock & rollSee more details below

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The fifth outing for Mark Kozelek under the Sun Kil Moon moniker follows in the quiet footsteps of 2010's excellent Admiral Fell Promises. Looser and less polished than its predecessor, Among the Leaves finds Kozelek in a mercilessly nostalgic mood, especially on the first three tracks, which play out like a post-rock & roll Lothario trilogy, looking back on a life spent in transit, full of missed connections ("I Know It's Pathetic But That Was the Greatest Night of My Life ") and disparate places ("Sunshine in Chicago") that trigger powerful emotional cues ("Moderately Talented Yet Attractive Young Woman vs. the Exceptionally Talented Yet Not so Attractive Middle Aged Man") that grow dimmer with each year. Among the Leaves retains AFP's strict adherence to the use of nylon-string guitar as its foundation, though Kozelek isn't opposed to fleshing out the occasional song with drums, bass, and other subtle textures, as evidenced by the easy Velvet Underground shimmy of the title cut and the dense, brooding "Kingfish," the latter of which finds the former Red House Painter picking at a distorted electric with the same deftness he applies to his beloved acoustic.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/29/2012
Label:
Caldo Verde
UPC:
0634457563322
catalogNumber:
18
Rank:
32804

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. I Know It's Pathetic But That Was the Greatest Night of My Life
  2. Sunshine In Chicago
  3. The Moderately Talented Yet Attractive Young Woman vs. the Exceptionally Ta
  4. That Bird Has a Broken Wing
  5. Elaine
  6. The Winery
  7. Young Love
  8. Song For Richard Collopy
  9. Among the Leaves
  10. Red Poison
  11. Track Number 8
  12. Not Much Rhymes With Everything's Awesome At All Times
  13. King Fish
  14. Lonely Mountain
  15. Uk Blues
  16. Uk Blues 2
  17. Black Kite

Disc 2

  1. Among the Leaves
  2. The Moderately Talented Young Woman
  3. That Bird Has a Broken Wing
  4. Uk Blues
  5. Black Kite

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