Mount Eerie

The Microphones - Mount Eerie
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 364 ratings
2003 Ratings: #1
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January 21, 2003 / Release Date
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One day we will all come to face our Mount Eerie, whether it’s a death of someone we love, or the time in our lives where we are at our lowest, contemplating death, Mount Eerie will reveal itself to us, and we will have to take the journey, and take that climb up that hill.

Mount Eerie to me is Phil Elverum’s magnum opus, it combines everything I love about his music into one long song, one huge journey. It’s an album that feels like you’re experiencing it all with him. ... read more
The tribal drums at the beginning of The Sun get me spiritual
Despite being titled "Mount Eerie by The Microphones" it really should be called: Mount Eerie AND The Microphones. Self titled of course. Despite both being a moniker for a single man, it really does feel like a collaboration between two entirely different artists. One making their swan song while the other making their humble debut. Both just as equally talented! Cathartic, dark, warm, organic and imaginative (I'm waiting for a dreaded heffalump to make an appearance) 'Mount Eerie' ... read more
One of the final works made by The Microphones is one of the most stunning works in their discography.

Even though I have listened to this album 3 times in the past, I just was so confused every time. I do not know why at all. But now that I have thought about and absorbed it, this is probably the best work by Phil Elverum.

Now sure, I have given The Glow Pt. 2 the same score, It just can't compare to the beauty of this album.

The first song 'The Sun' is probably the most confusing song on ... read more
Mount Eerie, the 4th and final album proper from legendary indie folk band, The Microphones, is the magnum opus of frontman Phil Elvrum and a testament to the vast and sprawling scope of his ambition and concept, and the subtle nuances of his detail. the rest of phil’s musical output would be released under the Mount Eerie moniker, so it seems like this album was an incredibly pivotal point in his music career (or he just thought Mount Eerie was a cool name), and it’s easy to see ... read more
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Track List

  1. The Sun 
  2. Solar System 
  3. Universe 
  4. Mt. Eeire 
  5. Universe
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