Lost Wisdom

Mount Eerie - Lost Wisdom
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2008 Ratings: #185 / 745
User Score
Based on 99 ratings
2008 Ratings: #51
October 7, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Indie Folk / Genres
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Brief, but beautiful.

If you follow him since his beginnings under the name of The Microphones, you have well understood that Phil Elvrum was a sound pioneer, experimenting with distortion and lo-fi, pushing the limits of his studio to provide unpublished sounds and unique atmospheres that will be his trademark. On the other hand, what is less well known is that Elvrum is also a talented composer, or even a genius composer, and that it is the combination of these two talents that made the ... read more
Very lovely album (I'm glad there is a second part). Sometimes, the mixxing and the harmonies with Julie are a bit tricky or unaccurate but there are sufficient good ideas to not fall for Lost wisdom.
I listen to mount eerie to feel close to someone without emotional intimacy
A brief but hauntingly beautiful indie folk album.
"The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love."
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Track List

  1. Lost Wisdom
  2. Voice In Headphones
  3. You Swan, Go On
  4. Who?
  5. Flaming Home
  6. What?
  7. If We Knew?
  8. With My Hands Out
  9. O My Heart
  10. Grave Robbers
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