The eighth LP (and fifteenth release overall) from the Avett Brothers.
Our review of Okkervil River’s seventh LP, the earnestly conceptual Silver Gymnasium.
For an innocent, mild-mannered sixteen-year-old, Lorde cited a pretty shocking influence for “Bravado,” the first track on her Love Club EP – Yeezus himself.
“I’ve had dreams of Boston all of my life,” Ezra Koenig sang in “Ladies of Cambridge” in 2007. Six years later, he seems to be perfectly content with New York.
“The whole general thing is one long daze, and that’s waking up.” – Kurt Vile
If you already don’t buy into The Killers, you’ll probably find Battle Born even more bloated, ridiculous, and over-the-top than anything else they’ve ever done. But if you do buy into it, you’ll love the album for those very reasons.