Bury Me at Makeout Creek

Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
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Based on 269 ratings
2014 Ratings: #29
Liked by 11 people
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...
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
'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
Gosto muito do disco inteiro, mas sou apaixonado pela primeira metade.

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
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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
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Added on: November 14, 2014