Friday, December 07, 2007

The Yarrows

Download: The Yarrows--"May"

Download: The Yarrows--"Diamond"

The YarrowsPlum comes at you with such subtlety and mastery of its own language that it's hard to believe that this album is a debut. Plum is a musical atmosphere as textured and psychological as the songs themselves, filled with full-blooded and naked emotionalism that never descends into melodrama. It’s a sublime record, one that trucks in the same territory mined by tindersticks and the National while sounding wholly unique. Really take your time with these. They're worth it.

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