Drinking Songs

Matt Elliott - Drinking Songs
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Based on 149 ratings
2005 Ratings: #29
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Matt Elliot is my favorite folk artist of all time. His talent is undeniable, his consistency is commendable, and all of his works are incredibly memorable for their own uniqueness. You would think that with an artist who stays so consistent, and has a discography of one main genre (excluding his ventures under other names) their work would begin to become stale after some time. Matt destroys this assumption by providing extreme and mind-blowing experimentation in almost all of his records (you ... read more


yo yo yo this is so good, and what an album cover.

fave tracks: c. f. bundy.; trying to explain; the guilty party; the kursk; what the fuck am i doing on this battlefield; the maid we messed

least fave track: what's wrong, if i had to choose


Ok, I'll agree this is just about his best overall - has a rewarding unified atmosphere, I'll give it that.

I guess as this is his highest rated I was expecting it to be leaps and bounds above his other output - in truth it's pretty similar sounding...and of a comparable quality too.


I usually tend to shy away from critics' reviews in order to form my own opinion on an album, but this time I found a review from Rolling Stone columnist Roggo Schmoggo Zaza Yabba that perfectly sums up my experience with this record. Here's an ... read more


i clearly dont get this album. the maid we messed was awesome though.


The Maid We Messed is to be played at my funeral

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Track List

  1. C. F. Bundy
  2. Trying to Explain
  3. The Guilty Party
  4. What's Wrong
  5. The Kursk
  6. A Waste of Blood
  7. What The Fuck Am I Doing On This Battlefield
  8. The Maid We Messed
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Added on: March 14, 2016