Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Murdered By the Moore Brothers by The Moore Brothers, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Murdered By the Moore Brothers

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

The Moore Brothers' fourth full-length maintains the stripped-down sound of the last couple records, with acoustic guitars (and the occasional piano or drum kit) backing the brothers' sweet vocals. The songwriting duties are split exactly in half with Greg responsible for the odd numbered tunes and Thom the evens. Each brother has turned in a batch of his finest work to date, resulting in a wonderfully rich and moody album, very autumnal and intimate, with hints of nostalgia ("Bury Me Under the Kissing Teens"), heartbreak ("Girl with a Light"), the end of summer ("The Face"), and solitude ("I Let Myself Go"). Not exactly cheery subjects, but the brothers managed to stave off the gloom through the use of their magical vocal harmonies. No matter how far down the lyrics or minor chord melodies take you, those intertwined voices lift you right back up. Along with the usual Simon & Garfunkel comparisons (well deserved as they are) the record has a feel very similar to that of early Everly Brothers demos where it was just the two brothers, a guitar, some reverb, and perfectly matched, absolutely gorgeous vocals. Of course the Everlys proceeded to add more instruments to their tunes and made history. It's hard to tell if more instrumentation might have improved this record. All that is certain is that what the Moore Brothers came up with on Murdered by the Moore Brothers is a lovely melancholy dream.


Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s

Unlike many bands claiming to be brothers, Greg and Thom Moore actually are siblings, growing up together in Altadena, CA. And although they had both been playing in various projects for years, it wasn't until 2001 that the two finally established the Moore Brothers. Beginning in the late '80s, Thom Moore formed several bands, including Colorful Calliope with R&B singer Jon B. Greg released a solo record before joining Thom for the folk-punk band Thumb of the Maid. After its other members...
Full bio
Murdered By the Moore Brothers, The Moore Brothers
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.