September 9, 2011

it’s the angels up above me / it’s the song that they don’t sing

[via Bruce. thanks.]

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  • This sog slayed me the first time i heard it. I think it was the lyric about “the death of my first dog”. Saw them open for Bright Eyes @ Wolftrap and i really liked their live set.

    Beth — September 9, 2011 @ 9:00 pm

  • I heard this on the radio a few weeks ago and immediately went home to track it down. It has a very Jackson Browne feel to it that I love.

    Sara — September 10, 2011 @ 9:21 am

  • Man, I like this. The recorded version is on a little tour sampler put out by Blitzen Trapper and Dawes. You can get it for free over on Noisetrade… http://noisetrade.com/blitzentrapperdawes

    Thanks, Heather!

    John Barber — September 10, 2011 @ 12:06 pm

  • Dawes is a TREMENDOUS band. I’ve seen them live a few times over the last couple years and they’re just an excellent group. Both albums they’ve put out are fantastic. Remind me of a young Crosby, Stills & Nash.

    Tremags — September 10, 2011 @ 6:10 pm

  • the finest song goldsmith’s written yet. i expect/anticipate many more gems like this in years to come. there’s a great piano-only version during this interview:

    http://www.wfuv.org/audio/archives/words-and-music-studio/dawes-words-and-music-2011

    jon — September 12, 2011 @ 4:46 pm

  • Jon, thanks for the heads-up on that interview. Awesome version!

    Tremags — September 17, 2011 @ 6:22 pm

  • love is so much simpler than you realize/if you can give yourself to someone than you should

    This song makes me sob like a baby. It’s beautiful.

    tove — October 2, 2011 @ 7:47 pm

  • This song just tears my heart out. “It’s the angels up above me, it’s the song that they won’t sing” who hasn’t felt like that at some time?

    Marlene — June 19, 2012 @ 4:25 pm

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Giving context to the torrent since 2005.

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