Bury Me at Makeout Creek

Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 201 ratings
2014 Ratings: #31
November 11, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Double Double Whammy, Don Giovanni / Label
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she is screaming VIOLENTLY in "Drunk Walk Home" and my chest feels like it is going to explode

also "First Love / Late Spring" captures its themes so beautifully...
'First Love/Late Spring' remains my favorite Mitski song. I love the fuzz of this album; it feels both comforting and unsettling at the same time. While maybe not as forward-thinking as future projects, Bury Me is the Mitski album I return to the most. She always has a knack for catchy melodies and interesting lyrics, but the edges of this album feel frayed. There is an emotional rawness matched with imperfect production that I hope she can incorporate into future projects. While I am happy for ... read more

Mitski's vocals become a little more dense on her third album, making for some of her best material, but unfortunately some of her more forgettable. Her soothing voice is more tattered here, possibly from a more mature personality. This is reflected in the record's production as some songs are minimalist and quiet, while others wail with excitement and furious vigor.

Color: Blue
FAV TRACKS: First Love/Late Spring, Carry Me Out, Francis Forever, Townie, I Will
When I heard "I Don't Smoke" live, I was immediately reassured in my belief that the song is among the best indie rock songs the last few years.
This album is fantastic. It's one of those records I can listen to on repeat over and over again without getting bored. Bury Me at Makeout Creek feels like a house slowly burning down around you, it's chaotic and destructive but also beautiful and cathartic. This record has such a thick atmosphere, It's the same sort of melancholic atmosphere which was present on Mitski's previous two albums however it is stronger and more present than ever here. Some beautifully messy and fuzzed out guitars ... read more
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Added on: November 14, 2014