Johnny Flynn - A Larum
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2008 Ratings: #73 / 743
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Based on 12 ratings
July 29, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Mercury Records / Label
Folk / Genres
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This quirky little folk-rock letter makes me so happy. Flynn's blunt storytelling and meandering rhythms are such an unusual combination; he has a stream of conscious style of songwriting that I quite like. 'The Box' opens the album on a such a high note. With each chorus, Flynn adds another voice into the mix. While the chorus is simple, its growing complexity makes the song feel like it is bursting at the edges. This album also has an interesting metaconversation about the purpose of writing ... read more
This is a great album. Really great.
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Track List

  1. The Box
  2. The Wrote & The Writ
  3. Tickle Me Pink
  4. Brown Trout Blues
  5. Eyeless in Holloway
  6. Shore to Shore
  7. Cold Bread
  8. Wayne Rooney
  9. Leftovers
  10. Sally
  11. Hong Kong Cemetry
  12. Tunnels
  13. All the Dogs are Lying Down
  14. Shore to Shore (Reprise)
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