Mount Eerie

The Microphones - Mount Eerie
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Based on 280 ratings
2003 Ratings: #1
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January 21, 2003 / Release Date
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K Records / Label
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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
The tribal drums at the beginning of The Sun get me spiritual
Fuck it this is a 10

this album is what happens after death, and it's beautiful.

Ok I wanna convey some thoughts about this album though. This whole this feels like one song and I love it so much. This album is larger than life, it's like climbing a mountain, heh. It's beautifully put together and beautifully executed. It's beautiful, it's fucking beautiful.
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
i love this man
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Track List

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