When We Leave, We Will Know Where We've Been
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||Rest Assured||Namelessnumberheadman||5:51||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||Smoke and Mirrors||Namelessnumberheadman||2:05||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||An Unproven Theorem||Namelessnumberheadman||5:56||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||In the Throes of Giving Up||Namelessnumberheadman||5:02||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||Conspicuous Minimalism||Namelessnumberheadman||4:58||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||Time Slows Down At Midnight||Namelessnumberheadman||3:11||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||How to Attract Love||Namelessnumberheadman||5:20||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||Something Said||Namelessnumberheadman||2:24||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||I Know How You Got Old||Namelessnumberheadman||3:38||$1.79||View in iTunes|
||The Pace of Sound||Namelessnumberheadman||3:51||$1.79||View in iTunes|
Despite the Kansas City, MO, group's unwieldy moniker, When We Leave, We Will Know Where We've Been is a wonderfully pastoral mix of acoustic and electronic sounds (topped off by mournful, Neil Young-like vocals) that recalls such formidable purveyors of the form as Grandaddy and Gastr Del Sol. This is a warm, organic album packed with gorgeous little moments such as "Smoke and Mirrors," which builds a stirring and ethereal atmosphere atop a simple acoustic guitar and voice arrangement. "Rest Assured" is similarly minded (and as successful), but this song eventually gives way to tumbling drums and a strident wash of keyboards. This group wills a bevy of Grandaddy comparisons; however, Namelessnumberheadman may have an even broader palette. This is a reassuringly warm, yet engagingly complex album.
Formed: 2000 in Kansas City, OK
Years Active: '00s