- Clear Moon

Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on 14 reviews
2012 Rank: #25 / 881
USER SCORE
80
Based on
61 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Tiny Mix Tapes

The album is wonderfully uneven and mysteriously unfinished, and while we might look forward to its second half for a sense of balance and completion, I’m content enough to dwell amidst its own jagged remains.

86
Beats Per Minute

This record, as much of Elverum’s work is, is a grower in the most beautiful sense, and one that I can’t imagine will lose its brilliance any time soon.

83
Pitchfork

It feels like a collection of secrets Elverum has cupped in his palm to pour directly, and privately, into your ear alone, a rich meditation on the many meanings of the word "home."

80
Consequence of Sound

The stars align, in the form humming organs, and a clear moon is all we see. Elverum’s glow has never shined so bright.

80
The 405

Clear Moon is yet another immensely accomplished record by any immensely accomplished musician.

80
No Ripcord

Elverum’s utilization of metallic and avant-garde elements into what might otherwise be considered a folk album demonstrates a songwriter unlimited by genre and also turned on by creative possibility.

SiberianBreaks
79
On 'Clear Moon,' Phil heads back into familiar territory with some of his most captivating material yet. Listening to this is like spiritually embracing the moonlight on a foggy night.

Favourite tracks: Through The Trees Pt. 2, The Place I Lives, Yawning Sky
loosey
100
My favorite album of 2012 so far.
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DETAILS

May 22, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
P.W. Elverum and Son / Label
Indie Folk / Genres
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# 11 - Beats Per Minute
# 29 - Cokemachineglow
# 21 - No Ripcord
# 4 - Tiny Mix Tapes
Track List
  1. Through The Trees pt. 2 
  2. the Place Lives 
  3. the Place I Live 
  4. (something) 
  5. Lone Bell 
  6. House Shape 
  7. Over Dark Water 
  8. (something) 
  9. Clear Moon 
  10. Yawning Sky 
  11. (synthesizer)
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Added on: February 22, 2012