Bury Me at Makeout Creek

Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
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Based on 544 ratings
2014 Ratings: #17
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Oh yeah this is right up my alley. Folksy, fuzzy, lo-fi-ish indie rock with heartfelt poetry, eclectic textures, electronics and killer singalong melodies with a dose of melancholy. Perfect. Hell of a title and cover too.
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...
ok i’m sad now:(
This albums is basically about finding beauty in the melancholy and Mitski is quite the poet.
The lyrics on this album are the highlight for me on the album they are just so painfully mundane and that is in NO WAY a criticism, Mitski has such a gift for noticing such small detail in life and the people she is around. When she writes about love it hits on such a deep level for me because the little things that she makes into an entire song is so moving because when you ... read more
This is the blueprint for everything lo-fi indie rock should be. Honest, loud, and occasionally terrifying. Mitski nails the transitions between emotions throughout this 30 minute rollercoaster. Just look at a song like Francis Forever, which goes from quiet guitars and percussion at the beginning to Mitski almost screaming at the world around her by the end. The singing on display is incredible and solidifies Mitski’s talent only a few years into her career.
the last track was pretty good
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Track List

  1. Texas Reznikoff
  2. Townie 
  3. First Love/Late Spring
  4. Francis Forever
  5. I Don't Smoke
  6. Jobless Monday
  7. Drunk Walk Home
  8. I Will
  9. Carry Me Out
  10. Last Words of a Shooting Star

Year End Lists

#75/Wondering Sound
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Added on: November 14, 2014