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Right-o, so I only have Ghosts of the Great Highway, what material of his should I be heading towards next?
Red House Painters rather than the SKM Modest Mouse covers album I'd say (not that i've heard it, I just really dont get on with Modest mouse, although i've heard some cracking ugly casanova tuneS), possibly the Retrospective 'Best of', if you want an overview, alternatively
'Red House Painters'
peharps 'Old Ramon' which is more recent RHP and perhaps closer to 'Ghosts'...
I've just ordered Red House Painters and Old Ramon thanks to you.
Amazon Marketplace - cheap as chips
I prefer the I (with the rollercoaster on the cover).
Though didn't acctually notice there were two.
is a beautiful album and a good starting point
Ocean Beach or Songs for a Blue Guitar,
presume its all lush and decaying as normal?
Old Ramon's probably my fav, quite optimistic
it's relatively optimistic as RHP albums go. Summer Dress and San Geronimo are both amazing.
My favourite RHP song, and indeed one of my favourite songs ever, Have You Forgotten, is on Songs For A Blue Guitar, but I haven't heard the whole album.
thats an amazing album. the songs are incredible. the title track lasts 10 minutes but feels like its over in 2. how does he do it?
I still remember John Mulvey's review of it in the NME making me want to rush out and buy it. Probably the first album I bought before hearing a note of music by the artist.