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So I finally got one of his albums, Xo.
He was alright wasn't he?
the man was a FUCKING genius.
Best songwriter (not artist) in the last 30 years...
what fullerov said except i wouldve capitalised the word genius instead...
with the not listening to too much. my girlfriend describes it well
'his voice...he needs some oomph.'
is my favourite too. and i started with it. i do like the self-titled album, but either/or is next best in my opinion. angeles is a near perfect song.
First 3 LP's are magical.
one of the most melodic people to have ever lived.
to have started with Xo as it was his most accessible album, if I'd started before then am sure I'd appreciate the earlier ones now. But yes, genius, and one of the very very few albums I bought just on the strength of reading about it.
either/or just from a review in uncut (they put reviews from old issues in the mag for ones that got *****) and i was it sounded so good i went out n got it the next day... still listen to it at least once a day. Also XO is very good but i perfer Either/Or and Roman Candle.
is suffering a pretty bad post-bank holiday hangover...
Having had this album about 5 days, I really love it. There isn't one weak track. The production is perfect too. Favourite tracks would be the first Waltz, and Everybody Cares Everybody Understands.
of the song I Didn't Understand, and I have a lot of his other stuff, but they're all I listen to. I find him kinda weak otherwise. But that song is amazing.
Fuck it, they all are.
still acapella? Not sure I'd like an instrumental version as much.
it's just him and a piano. It's nowhere near as good, but it's still an awesome song.
Yeah yeah yeah.
I was lucky enough to have guidance from this site. I bought Roman candle on a whim and then went through his whole output chronologically. Amazing
I have ever encountered. As a solo artist, anyway. And I mean more so than Jeff Buckley, and Conor Oberst.