This is a playlist for Kat. The subject is great indie lyricists. Hi Kat, Since you've been obsessed with the Mountain Goats lately, we've been talking about who some of our favorite modern lyricists are. This playlist was made specifically to answer that question. You mentioned that you have trouble remembering or getting to know the bands in the CD. So here's what I'm going to do. I'm going to email you a post about a different artist every week. All of the posts will be compiled here and on Dropbox.
And call it our religion
Hunt for ghosts inside our house
'Cause we'll never give up wishing Their lyrics give you the sense that life is tender and precious. It helps that the music is interesting and every song is unique. This one is a slow guitar number but many of their songs feature strange interludes or booming orchestrations or meandering violin. It also helps that they're amazing live. They're one of those bands that make it impossible to pick a favorite. I believe you'll especially like this one, but there are so many other Cloud Cult songs to fall in love with. Do it.