The Magnolia Electric Co.

Songs: Ohia - The Magnolia Electric Co.
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2003 Ratings: #5 / 278
User Score
Based on 129 ratings
2003 Ratings: #4
March 4, 2003 / Release Date
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Secretly Canadian / Label
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morningsbell
91
Maybe country music does deserve rights
RakkSmells
89
[Genre: Alt-Country]

For somebody who's only heard the most basic forms of country music in his lifetime, this completely blew my expectations out the window. The instrumentation is absolutely gorgeous. The guitars legit send me to heaven at some points. Jason Molina's vocals are just beautiful. I don't really have any problems with this thing, it's just amazing through and through.

favourite tracks: Farewell Transmission, I've Been Riding With The Ghost, Just Be Simple, Almost Was Good ... read more
amw100
94
This album defies everything my taste has taught me...it's full of Country, Folk Rock and Blues- genres i usually just can't get into and then it just comes out absolutely beatiful. This is one of those albums that just make me go "god i love music", we all know these kinds of albums and we all know that that feeling is the best.
Yaysuz
100
Is this peak country? I have yet to find anything better than this - and that’s not a bad thing. This album is a masterpiece. A «hidden» gem in the haystack of 2000s indie.

This was Jason Molina’s last release under the name Songs: Ohia, and it damn well may be his best. The album feels like a final goodbye, and many of the songs on here are on par with his saddest.

The opening track Farewell Transmission is a contender for my favorite song of all time. Molina’s ... read more
KingKRoolisBack
84
I’m not gonna lie, Country has to be one of my least favorite genres ever, but this album is really solid. I really like the lyrics and the instrumentation was good, the whole whole vibe of the album is good too with There’s being melancholy in this album with a hint of dread, good album.
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