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Who are these guys?? Absolutely brilliant!!

I knew nothing about The Grand Archives before buying this CD - I liked the cover and a lot of what Sub Pop Records releases. I know a little more now - main songwriter Mat Brooke having been in Carissa's Wierd and Band of Horses at one time but forget all that for now. What you need to know is this is a stunning CD and I can't stop listening to it. How to describe the music?? I can't categorise it. Probably if you like Iron & Wine and Band of Horses or My Morning Jacket you will like this. The songs are beautiful and they're all good...very melodic with lyrics that are completely 'mad' but in a wonderful way. For example "Sweet jolly jammers and a dugan charge, burning down the prairie on a victory barge". The music will get you first - then looking at the lyrics is an added bonus. I have never left a review before....this made me. Buy it....it's made my year!!

Moving On From Band Of Horses

I liked Band of Horses but never really got into them like I can see myself doing with Grand Archives. Like the iTunes review says its a sunnier sound than BOH, which was more cold and melancholic. However, I disagree with the review which says Crime Window is a 'misstep'. Its one of my favourites on the album. Yes, the vocals jar sometimes, no, its not a misstep and they do attain an exuberant sound they are after.

Biography

Formed: 2006 in Seattle, WA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

Although their audience never extended beyond a small cult following, the Seattle indie folk band Carissa's Wierd (yes, that's how they spelled it) helped pave the way for a number of acoustic bands partially inspired by British and American folk-rock of the '60s and '70s, from Joanna Newsom to the Decemberists. Splitting suddenly in 2003 after an eight-year tenure, the group splintered into several factions. Singer Jenn Ghetto started the lo-fi D.I.Y. project S, drummer Sera Cahoone opted for an...
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