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Sun Kil Moon / April
Album:April Collection:General
Artist:Sun Kil Moon Added:04/2008
Label:Caldo Verde 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-05-04 Pull Date:2008-07-06 
Week Ending:6 Jul29 Jun22 Jun15 Jun8 Jun1 Jun25 May18 May

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 22, 2021:The Sunset Life (rebroadcast from Apr 10, 2013)
Tonight In Bilbao
4.Feb 10, 2015:The Fishbowl
Heron Blue
2.Feb 15, 2017:Reckless Burning
Blue Orchids
5.Oct 23, 2014:The Fishbowl
Tonight In Bilbao
3.Mar 17, 2016:Life Aquatic
Blue Orchids
6.Aug 18, 2014:The Sunset Life
Blue Orchids

Album Review
Reviewed 2009-01-04 

LOCAL Melancholy, mostly acoustic singer-songwriter/ sadcore/ slowcore from stalwart Mark Kozelek (formerly Red House Painters) and co. Features Kozelek's distinctive reverb-heavy vocals. Really nice production and arrangements of mostly acoustic instruments (guitar, mandolin, banjo) and some light percussion. This is no Ghosts of the Great Highway but I'd recommend this album.

My picks 1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11 FCC: none detected

1. long (9:43). med-slow. nice melody and production. mostly guitars, mandolin, some piano and drums later. last 1:46 are like a different song.
2. long (7:49). med-slow. drums, electric guitar. has a meandering instrumental section in the second half.
3. mid tempo. finger-picked guitar and vocals.
4. mid tempo. hypnotic finger-picking and vocals, including backup vocals from Will Oldham. Good banjo.
5. long (7:38) med-slow. bluesy finger-picked guitar. dark.
6. med-slow. hypnotic finger-picked guitars.
7. med-slow. nice finger-pick pattern.
8. really long (10:21). strummed electric (but still subdued). Some great melodies later on but also some meandering guitar.
9. slow. nice melodies over a simple strummed part. another w/ backup vocals from Will Oldham
10. long (9:27) mid-tempo. finger-picked.
11. med-slow. peaceful and a nice melody.

Track Listing
1.Lost Verses 6.Moorestown
2.The Light 7.Harper Road
3.Lucky Man 8.Tonight The Sky
4.Unlit Hallway 9.Like The River
5.Heron Blue 10.Tonight In Bilbao
 11.Blue Orchids