Podcast Episode
Season
Eight
number
413
Type
Album Review
Post Date
12/11/2018

Sparklehorse

On his second album as Sparklehorse, Mark Linkous expertly combined painful intimacy and pop exuberance on Good Morning Spider

With his work as Sparklehorse, Mark Linkous left behind a collection of music wholly unique - masterfully combining the intimacy of his home recording setup paired with his singular lyrical approach. His songs shift from the abrasive guitar driven "Pig" and "Ghost Of His Smile" to the laid back pop of "Sick Of Goodbyes" with little interruption, managing to find common ground in melody with such contemporary artists as Grandaddy, The Jayhawks and Guided By Voices.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Painbirds
  • 11:53 - Pig
  • 14:58 - Ghost Of His Smile
  • 22:19 - Sick Of Goodbyes
  • 30:27 - Chaos Of The Galaxy/Happy Man
  • 34:04 - Maria's Little Elbows
  • Outro - Hundreds Of Sparrows

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