Blank Slate - The National - Boxer (File, Album)

It would have never quite worked on Boxerbut this is one of my favorite tunes from these dudes this year. The quiz features the 15 biggest-selling albums in music history and asks if the album covers have been altered in any way. Labels: okkervil riversufjan stevensthe nationalthe new pornographers. Great post man, I just purchased this 7" vinyl on ebay actually.

Not to get nit picky, Blank Slate - The National - Boxer (File isn't it "Blank"Slate, rather than black? I grabbed it and Santa Clara from ITunes The track "Slow Show" contains lyrics from the band's song "29 Years", which previously appeared on their self-titled debut album. The album cover is a photo of the band performing the tracks "The Geese of Beverly Road" and "Daughters of the Soho Riots" from the band's previous album, Alligatorat producer Peter Katis 's wedding.

Boxer received widespread acclaim from music critics. Boxer has made numerous "albums of the decade" lists including Pitchfork[21] Aquarium Drunkard[22] and Paste. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The National. Indie rock folk rock. Peter Katis The National. Archived from the original on Retrieved Retrieved 3 August Pitchfork Media. It's pretty cool, really. Post a Comment. Subscribe in a reader. I'm simply here to promote artists and music I enjoy. Album) your part by supporting the artists who create this great music.

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Share via. Aaron and Bryce Dessner's twin guitars don't so Blank Slate - The National - Boxer (File battle one another as create a unified layer that acts as a full backdrop for the other instruments, while touring member Padma Newsome's string and horn arrangements infuse songs like "Mistaken for Strangers" and the stand-out "Ada" featuring Sufjan Stevens on piano with subtle drama. But Boxer is a drummer's album: Bryan Devendorf becomes a Blank Slate - The National - Boxer (File player here, never merely keeping time but actively pushing the songs around.

With machine precision, his fluttering tom rhythms add a heartbeat to "Squalor Victoria" and give "Brainy" its stalker tension. In fact, the title Boxer could conceivably be a reference to the way his rhythms casually spar with Berninger's vocal melodies, jabbing and swinging at Album) singer's empathies and emotions.

Despite this implied violence, Boxer doesn't have the same aggressive self-reckoning and psychological damage assessment of Alligator.

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