All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do

The Milk Carton Kids - All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 15 ratings
June 29, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Anti, Epitaph / Label
Indie Folk, Folk / Genres
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Milk Carton Kids make undeniably pretty music, and “All The Things I Did” moves them into prettier territory; whereas their earlier work was more somber and guitar-based, “All The Things” is firmly major key, with tasteful, more fleshed-out accompaniment. It actually sounds a lot more like Simon & Garfunkel than Americana. But there’s not nearly enough going on lyrically to sustain the 51-minute long album. The first three tracks are so lovely sounding that ... read more
Listen I'm white but, this is white.
Somewhere between the slow southern burn of Willie Nelson and the choral harmonies of Simon And Garfunkel sits the California duo called The Milk Carton Kids. An outfit entirely in the new millennium, but more stitched into the fabric of the 60’s Greenwich Village revival folk-scene. Their impressive use of two human voices has allowed them to find quick success, but it is their knack for writing poignant lyrics of love and loss paired with emotion-painted guitar chords that have cemented ... read more
Some of the best folk tunes on this one. Closing track is so beautiful.
Absolutely love the first 3 MCK albums. They return here after a few years with a refined sound, but not for the better. Pretty much gone are the finger picking melodies & are replaced by strumming with a minimal electric slide guitar. Very mediocre southern folk sound here.
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#2/PopMatters (Folk)

Track List

  1. Just Look at Us Now
  2. Nothing Is Real
  3. Younger Years
  4. Mourning in America
  5. You Break My Heart
  6. Blindness
  7. One More for the Road
  8. Big Time
  9. A Sea of Roses
  10. Unwinnable War
  11. I've Been Loving You
  12. All the Things...
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Added on: April 17, 2018