|Shivshark / Shivshark|
|Add Date:||2006-09-17||Pull Date:||2006-11-19|
|Week Ending:||19 Nov||5 Nov||29 Oct||8 Oct||1 Oct||24 Sep|
|1.||Nov 16, 2006:||At Your Local Dive |
|4.||Oct 26, 2006:||At Your Local Dive |
I Drove My Car Into A Tree
|2.||Nov 14, 2006:||What's in the Ice Box? |
|5.||Oct 05, 2006:||At Your Local Dive |
|3.||Oct 31, 2006:||What's in the Ice Box? |
|6.||Sep 27, 2006:||At Your Local Dive |
(LOCAL) Soupy, lyrical lo-fi indie folk ballads. Dark, gripping, melodically repetitive, and highly narrative small-town vignettes of the Tom Dooley school. Low energy throughout, with guitar and voice only.|
FCC: 4, 7. Pick: 5
All songs are musically similar, so here are some Cliffs Notes:
1. 4:34 "The Priest & The Bride"
Tragic; Officiant falls in love with bride, is killed by mob.
2. 4:14 "The Fireman's Wife"
Tragic; Depressed fireman kills self, widow and detective meet, fall in love, and are poisoned by adopted kids.
3. 3:39 "Cowboy John"
Tragic; Heroic cowboy leaves town, narrator's daughter dies, narrator finds and kills cowboy for not saving his daughter.
4. (FCC ind.) 3:27 "House Carpenter"
Tragic; Carpenter's wife leaves, he sets their daughter to sea, looks for new wife.
*5. 2:51 "Jimmy Head"
Silly; Tired fellow meets bed-collector and compulsive liar.
6. 2:39 "I Drove My Car Into A Tree"
Dreamy; Narrator drives into a tree, muses, and drives home.
7. (FCC ind.) 4:29 "Want Some Rain"
Lazy and happy; Narrator learns ladie's-man-edness from the milkman.
8. 3:30 "The Drinker"
Dreamy; Disaffected man gets drunk, leaves bar, muses.