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Bury Me at Makeout Creek

Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
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2014 Ratings: #24
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Grungy, impulsive, and with memorably acerbic, vulnerable lyrics, Bury Me at Makeout Creek (named for a line delivered by Milhouse on The Simpsons) was the product of a particularly exhausting period that had Mitski presenting those projects and trying to complete her degree while working outside jobs.


Though not necessarily nostalgic, the sound of Bury Me at Makeout Creek, the impressive third album from Mitski Miyawaki, is inventive and resourceful in a '90s-indie way.

Consequence of Sound

Bury Me at Make Out Creek promises to be delicate, then shatters that promise within its first minute and a half.

Rolling Stone
Singer-songwriter Mitski Miyawaki's breakthrough LP bubbles with poignant black humor.

Although Bury Me at Makeout creek is Mitski’s strongest album thus far, I find her lack of ambition and tendency to underdevelop her songs rather frustrating.

We’re a couple of days before the release of Laurel Hell, so before her latest album drops, I thought why not revisit Bury Me At Makeout Creek, often referred to as Mitski’s best record? For those who are uninformed, Mitski is a female singer songwriter residing in the lofi/indie pop genre, and has generated a ... 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.


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.


fav 3: First Love / Late Spring; Townie; Drunk Walk Home
- de tanto escucharlo, ya no lo siento tan intensamente como lo hacia antes, me encanta Mitski, es una cantautora muy excelente y ingeniosa, pero decir que este es su mejor álbum, no estaría mintiendo pero tampoco estaría en lo correcto, estoy pasando por alto, Puberty 2, Lush y BTC, teniendo esto en cuenta se podria decir que esta es su obra mas importante.

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Why does every song have the same chord progression? Idk nothing really hit.

Fav Track: Francis Forever
Least Fav: ๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿฅบ


some of the best songs of all time are right here waiting for you.

fav tracks: townie, i will, last words of a shooting star, i don't smoke, first love / late spring

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Added on: November 14, 2014