Posted in MP3 | music on July 14, 2009

DOWNLOAD: Why? - This Blackest Purse (MP3)

WHY

"A year and a half after releasing the acclaimed Alopecia LP, WHY? returns with their fourth album, Eskimo Snow. The two records are each other's perfect foil: While last year's release found Yoni Wolf and the gang delivering a tight set of intricate rhymes, live loops, slurred hooks and acerbic wit, Eskimo Snow offers a sung, sobering take on mortality that unfurls in lush waves of Americana and pop-infused psych-folk. Pre-mixed in Nashville by Lambchop's Mark Nevers (Silver Jews, Bonnie Prince Billy, Calexico) and worked over by Alopecia engineer Eli Crews, this album is WHY?'s most live-sounding yet - a shadowy and sprawling piece as intimate in subject matter as it is handsome in timbre." [PR]
Check out an MP3 from the album above. An old video is below...

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Comments (7)

Must I ask why?

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 2:22 PM

post something about the julian casablancas solo album please.

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 2:44 PM

so damn good

Posted by doop | July 14, 2009 2:52 PM

I have the facts and am voting yes

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 4:13 PM

i dig it. hopeful about the rest of the album too.

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 4:43 PM

the album is great, i got it, its got a smoky slow slide-guitar vibe

Posted by Anonymous | July 14, 2009 5:26 PM

i'm really liking this song... can't wait for the album. not sure how i feel about it being less hip-hoppy...

Posted by Anonymous | July 15, 2009 1:25 AM

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