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Hampton's Lullaby

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Johnny Utah
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There is No Place for This to Go
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APO
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Sam Jones
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Battle for Rome
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Yur Not Ded
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Happy Animals
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Aquarium Floor
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Man With No Knees
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Ski Chalet
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Hamptahn's Lullaby
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Total Tracks: 11   Total Length: 55:07

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Matthew Fritch

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Matthew Fritch spent more than a decade as senior editor of the Philadelphia-based magazine MAGNET, where he wrote about wildly unpopular indie rock bands and r...more »

07.27.10
Futurebirds, Hampton's Lullaby
2010 | Label: Autumn Tone Records / Redeye

All anybody wants to do these days is cast themselves in a remake of The Last Waltz. Martin Scorsese's concert film of the Band's final bow in 1976 is the reason the Hold Steady exists (Craig Finn testified to the movie's powerful influence when he formed the group), and it is the not-so-secret fantasy collectively harbored by Jim James, Conor Oberst and M. Ward. The Last Waltz isn't about a… read more »

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Love it.

fedsix

This album had me at Johnny Utah.

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perfect

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Covered in kudzu and swathed in a blanket of humidity, spanish moss, feedback and reverb exists Futurebirds. Here, at this intersection, we find a synthesis of the two extremes of Neil Young’s yin and yang. It’s at this crossroads, on this plane that Futurebirds meld the sweet, lilting, pedal steel and harmonies of the Stray Gators with the raucous, buzzing, distortion of Crazyhorse. Futurebirds debut, Hampton’s Lullaby, is forged from a South that has as much to do with the worldview of Silver Jews’ David Berman as the inhabitants of William Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County.