Wind's Poem

Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2009 Ratings: #13 / 846
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Based on 94 ratings
2009 Ratings: #13
August 18, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
P.W. Elverum & Sun / Label
Indie Folk / Genres
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Cosmilk
80
First rodeo with Phil Elverum, so bear with me.

This album was honestly everything I expected it to be based on the front cover, besides the black metal parts of course. I feel like the contrast works super well though, as the quick change of pace from softer songs to the almost ambient pieces to the more black metal-inspired songs provide for a very interesting listening experience, as well as a very warm one.

Regarding the ambient pieces, I'm not usually a fan of the more drone style of ... read more
OpiesFuneral
93
MO)))unt Eerie
vivvuk
80
definitely the most unique phil elverum album i've ever heard. rather than going for the ordinary mellow sound he goes for, this album is gritty and really heavy at times. this thing's pretty versatile too. the opening is heavy and actually sounds like a metal song, but phil maintains his laid back vocals despite the heaviness. there are even tenuous elements of noise within that track with the utilization of distortion. some tracks sound like dark ambient cuts as well, which goes more in line ... read more
GabrielDiablo
96
Amazing
MarkCooper
83
Favorite Tracks: Ancient Questions, Stone's Ode, (something), Through the Trees
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Track List

  1. Wind's Dark Poem
  2. Through the Trees
  3. My Heart Is Not at Peace
  4. Hidden Stone Listen 
  5. Wind Speaks
  6. Summons
  7. Mouth of Sky
  8. Between Two Mysteries 
  9. Ancient Questions
  10. (Something)
  11. Lost Wisdom, Pt. 2
  12. Stone's Ode

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