MP3: Cass McCombs – “The Lonely Doll”

Cass McCombs WIT'S END
Need more awesome? Listen to our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

Cass McCombs’ first offering from the upcoming WIT’S END (it’ll be out at the end of the month) was the REC’D, wanderlusty, dusty-trail folk anthem “County Line,” and he’s followed it up with another gorgeous, nostalgic heartbreaker, “The Lonely Doll,” to tide you over until the record drops.

Piano and xylophone help “the Lonely Doll” feel like a lullaby or music box tinkerings; classically lovelorn, woe-is-me lyrics and a plodding, sing-songy beat help it feel like something you’d sing drunkenly with friends in a bar.

Its appeal lies in the toeing of that line, down the side of the highway under a big blue sky, dust blowing around your feet. Whatever it ends up sounding like to you, you’ll probably love it. Give it a listen.

Cass McCombs – “The Lonely Doll”

What did you think?
 10  9  9  0
chroma ring gif
MP3

Free downloads from Ab-Soul, CHVRCHES, Disclosure, Miguel, Twin Shadow, Joey Bada$$, Young Thug & more.

READ MORE
Lollapalooza 2014
News

Prepare to have access to Lollapalooza pretty much everywhere this year.

READ MORE
bernard and edith
Favorite Songs

Check out two dark pop gems from the Manchester duo’s debut 7″ single, “Poppy.”

READ MORE
Dum Dum Rimbaud
Videos

This year has been so good already that it is shockingly easy to let really…

READ MORE
kanye thank you
News

Kanye West and Rick Rubin accept an award on behalf of the Roland 808 drum machine – with an absurd video.

READ MORE
doss ep
Music

Check out the mysterious songwriter’s new late-night summer jam.

READ MORE
deadboy return
Music

Listen to the London producer’s beat-heavy new EP.

READ MORE
THE HORRORS SKYING
Music

The friends and family of the deceased Chicago house grandmaestro Frankie Knuckles may have gotten…

READ MORE
Lorde 2014
Remixes

Australian weird pop maestro remixes Lorde after promises of collaboration. More to come?

READ MORE