Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

After listening to the band's side project Department Of Eagles and their latest album "In Ear Park", I thought it would be really tough for the band to top it, not to mention their fantastic album "Yellow House". But they proved me very wrong. This album lived up to the months and years of hype, and all the shitty leaks that have been heavy throughout the internet for months. This is one of the best of the year so far, (i think i can say that since the year is about half over). Cant wait to see these guys at Pitchfork. The album was recorded in a small church, and the sound certainly matches the setting. My favorites are Two Weeks (backing vocals by Beach House s Victoria LeGrand), Cheerleader, While You Wait For The Others, and Southern Point. Enjoy

Part 1

Part 2


Jason said...

You're going to Pictchfork in Chicago? I was throwing around the idea but am on the fence.

Zak said...

yea im going. got in for free for all three days through a great friend of the blog. this years lineup looks really good

Anonymous said...

I want to thank you for posting things in .zip format, and via mediafire, two things I really trust.

I wasn't a big fan of GB's Yellow House, and although my friends swear by the new record (as much as they did about the previous and look what I thought). So I appreciate the chace to sample before consuming.

And how uncool am I? Dept of Eagles is related to Grizzly Bear?

lakecog said...

completely agree with you on this album. there's so much going on here (as there was with yellow house) that repeated listenings are a must. one of the best of this year, yes. c.

Anonymous said...

Upon having a chance to listen carefully, late at night, in the dark, I will have to admit that this is a great album. Quite possibly the best of the year!

Thanks for the chance to listen.

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Roadbeardy said...

Their music kind of creeps up on you. One could listen to an album and not realize they had. Then you wake up one morning and the songs are just in there, and you have to listen to it ten times...