Friday, January 5, 2001

McQ's Best of 2009 - Recommended Mixes Volume 7 - Mellow Fellows, Sweet-Souled Sirens, & Dust-Covered Dudes

It wasn't nearly as strong a year for folk, mellow indie, alt-country, or singer-songwriter albums as 2008, but there were still several memorable tracks...many of which I've included here. Listen/Subscribe On Spotify!


Solid Recommends: Blood Bank (EP) - Bon Iver, Astral Weeks:Live At The Hollywood Bowl  - Van Morrision, Sometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle - Bill Callahan, Hold Time - M. Ward, Oh My God, Charlie Darwin - The Low Anthem, I And You And Love - The Avett Brothers.

Mild Recommends: Noble Beast - Andrew Bird, Strict Joy - The Swell Season, Wilco (The Album) - Wilco, Gather, Form, Fly - Megafaun, To Be Still - Alela Diane, The List - Rosanne Cash.

Not Recommended: Heavy Ghost - DM Stith, Middle Cyclone - Neko Case, Provisions - Giant Sand.

1. Astral Weeks/I Believe I've Transcended - Van Morrison
2. This Tornado Loves You - Neko Case
3. Tin Man - the Avett Brothers
4. Tenuousness - Andrew Bird
5. One Wing - Wilco
6. Charlie Darwin - The Low Anthem
7. All Thoughts Are Prey To Some Beast - Bill Callahan
8. Morning Glory Cloud - DM Stith
9. To Be Still - Alela Diane
10. To Save Me - M. Ward
11. In These Arms - The Swell Season
12. The Fade - Megafaun
13. Without A Word - Giant Sand
14. 500 Miles - Rosanne Cash
15. It Goes On And On - The Avett Brothers
16. Blood Bank - Bon Iver
17. Siren Song - Bat For Lashes
18. I'll Fight - Wilco

To Listen to or Download Tracks from this Mix,
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***My apologies...Amazon does not offer an individual mp3 download of the 2009 live version of Astral Weeks, so have included the original 1968 release on the widget.

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