Califone / All My Friends Are Funeral Singers
Album:All My Friends Are Funeral Singers Collection:General
Artist:Califone Added:Oct 2009
Label:Dead Oceans 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-03-07 Pull Date:2010-05-09 
Week Ending:May 9May 2Apr 25Apr 18Apr 11Apr 4Mar 28Mar 21

Recent Airplay
1.Feb 27, 2015:The Sunset Life (Shayde Sartin and Sonny Smith are Cool Guys)
4.May 07, 2010:The Knife
Funeral Singers
2.Nov 20, 2014:The Fishbowl
Better Angels
5.May 02, 2010:poetry in parlando
Funeral Singers
3.Aug 21, 2014:The Sunset Life
Funeral Singers
6.Apr 30, 2010:The Knife

Album Review
Reviewed 2010-08-26 
Califone/ All My Friends Are Funeral Singers

Indie folk rock with experimental twist. Sounds just like their other albums, in a good way, Tim Rutili sings just as soft and ragged as he always has. not songs to sing along to, in a great way. this album is a companion to a feature-length film of the same title, which the band will present and accompany live during their tour this year. FCC CLEAN. I love them all, but try 1, 4, 9, 10, 14
1.*** unique dry, brooding opening track, same mélange of strange sounds they have had on old records, but seems more pronounced here, piano chords later, great spaced-out beat 2. charming, raw, upbeat 3. slower, organic acoustic guitar and light percussion 4.*** mellow warm acoustic guitar, really pretty, muted spoken words 5. short track funky drumbeat skipping sounds 6. rambling fiddle-backed track varied percussion, nice guitar solo at end 7. upbeat dry guitar, thumping kick bass, claps, screeching feedback, upbeat for califone 8. quieter, charming track in its subtleties 9. **slower, piano, light percussion, tinkly steel drum, strings 10.*** relaxed, sparse strumming over raw, soft percussion, soft bassy horns 11. **chime-like tinkles, then launches into organic country-folk-bluegrass-esque sound, raw vocals 12. slow, deeper chords, mellow and relaxed, turns into slow ballad track brooding, tinkling melodies in back, words 13. shorter, experimental instrumental track, 14. ***slow, pretty, acoustic and thoughtful, experimental beats and sounds towards end 15. sounds like great, classic califone, mid-tempo contemplative, rough

Track Listing
1.Giving Away The Bride 8.A Wish Made While Burning Onions Will Come True
2.Polish Girls 9.Evidence
3.1928 10.Alice Marble Gray
4.Funeral Singers 11.Salt
5.Snake's Tooth = Protection Against Fever And Luck In Gambling 12.Krill
6.Bunuel 13.Seven, Fourteen, Or Twenty-One Knots
7.Ape-Like 14.Better Angels