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The rope-strong luminous follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2004 debut ME FIRST. Recorded while singer/songwriter Balke Sennett was on tour with his other band, Rilo Kiley, the album is propelled by the kind of unsettled, exploratory impetus that's only native to the American open road. While portions of the album were recorded in studios, Sennett recorded and produced the majority of his creations in environments he was passing through. The dichotomy between felling competely at home and at the same time homeless on the road fuels Sennett's biting, reflective lyricism and grand sweeping compositions.
The rope-strong luminous follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2004 debut ME FIRST. Recorded while singer/songwriter Balke Sennett was on tour with his other band, Rilo Kiley, the album is propelled by the kind of unsettled, exploratory impetus that's only native to the American open road. While portions of the album were recorded in studios, Sennett recorded and produced the majority of his creations in environments he was passing through. The dichotomy between felling competely at home and at the same time homeless on the road fuels Sennett's biting, reflective lyricism and grand sweeping compositions.
098787070125

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Format: CD
Label: SUB POP
Catalog: 70701
Rel. Date: 01/24/2006
UPC: 098787070125

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Artist: Elected
Format: CD
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The rope-strong luminous follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2004 debut ME FIRST. Recorded while singer/songwriter Balke Sennett was on tour with his other band, Rilo Kiley, the album is propelled by the kind of unsettled, exploratory impetus that's only native to the American open road. While portions of the album were recorded in studios, Sennett recorded and produced the majority of his creations in environments he was passing through. The dichotomy between felling competely at home and at the same time homeless on the road fuels Sennett's biting, reflective lyricism and grand sweeping compositions.

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Indie doesn't get more precious than this Rilo Kiley side project. Blake Sennett's sophomore effort under the Elected alias is a bittersweet pop travelogue, driven by gentle piano, lap steel and brass. The grandiose rising-sun nature of the compositions makes sense; all of the tracks were conceived in hotel rooms on an RK tour.

 

        
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