Our Endless Numbered Days

Iron & Wine - Our Endless Numbered Days
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2004 Ratings: #39 / 299
User Score
Based on 112 ratings
2004 Ratings: #36
March 23, 2004 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Spin
Beam has given us his second straight masterwork: self-assured, spellbiding, and richly, refreshingly adult.
86
Pitchfork

It's in this sense that Beam is, above all else, a poet: His tabletops are littered with gritty little snapshots of life well-lived, strewn with tender acoustic strums, pictures of the ocean, shaken maracas, mothers, fathers, arms. It's a beautiful display.

80
NME

Iron & Wine isn’t an easy place – death and sorrow are never far from the surface – but Beam knows that there’s nothing more healing or more uplifting than giving vent to your dreams and fears and letting them all glide away on a breath of wind. Real or imagined.

70
Tiny Mix Tapes

"Less is more" is an annoying cliché, but I find myself wishing that Iron and Wine and Brian Deck had put a little more faith in it. ... Beam's distinctive songs are most endearing when their rustic quality is matched by their production.

musicmagpie55
88
Our Endless Numbered Days is everything I want from a folk album. Beam improves on his songwriting, and the production is broader and more open than his debut album. Even in a studio space, he still sounds like one man in his basement in Flordia, recording his tracks while sunlight pours through a cracked window in the corner.

This album taught me the pleasure of the space between notes. My absolute favorite part is the sliding noise you can hear between notes. The album has a wonderful ... read more
MasterCrackfox
83
Another highly regarded indie albums, with some of the most pleasant and calming music one can ask for. It's hard not to feel at peace when listening to this artist.

Favorite track: Naked As We Came
u4ya
81
It reminds me of my high school days
zaxapitsa
85
One of the very best afternoon albums made in the millenial era.
Hypnoglitz
84
Beautiful.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#46/Pitchfork

Track List

  1. On Your Wings 
  2. Naked As We Came 
  3. Cinder And Smoke 
  4. Sunset Soon Forgotten 
  5. Teeth In The Grass 
  6. Love And Some Verses
  7. Radio War 
  8. Each Coming Night 
  9. Free Until Cut Me Down 
  10. Fever Dream 
  11. Sodom, South Georgia 
  12. Passing Afternoon
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