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It's got 'Quattro' on it, which is my favourite Calexico song ever.
ps, worst cover art ever? POSSIBLY.
It's annoyingly awful when placed next to the music on the album.
I've seen much, much worse.
Feast Of Wire also, I'm afraid. It is great. Sunken Waltz is an incredible tune.
so I won't rock the boat. And the best Calexico song is Woven Birds...
Feast Of Wire is a terrific album. The follow-up, Garden Ruin, isn't quite as consistent or as interesting but has a few great songs, especially All Systems Red.
The first album they really had it all come together perfectly.
all systems red is fantastic.
...for Feast of Wire, definitely - their most consistent album and it shows off their varied strengths.
If you like what you hear and you want to dig deeper, I'd suggest The Black Light for album No.2. Its a fine example of their earlier, more minimal sound - more whispered vocals and some incredibly moody & magnificent instrumental tracks...
looks like i'm against the grain here, but reckon garden ruin is best, with the strongest songs.
feast of wire is the worst of a good bunch, it's not bad, but a bit samey and try-hard, too many strings for attempted emotion.
1 garden ruin
2 hot wire
4 the black light
5 feast of wire
think that's the lot