Imperfecta [2012 Album]

by The Murder of Crows

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Gender Nihilist This album is so beautiful it was hard picking a fave, there isn't a weak link in sight. After this most recent listen I think "Down By the Lake" and "Let It Go" are really the stand-out tracks for me though. I'm sure I'll change my mind as I listen again...and again...and again...truly in love with this album. Favorite track: Down By the Lake.
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Ill Crop The soundtrack to staring at the typewriter, letting a cigarette go to ash in your mouth, your mind awash in a multisyballic vocabulary to describe the simple pleasures of the waking world. Favorite track: Bird Song.
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toucan Its a privilege to be able to share this. Thank you so much. inspiring, motivating and just plain damn good music. What other language do we need
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Bird Song 03:55
Bird, why do you sing? Fate has clipped your wings. Bird, why do you sing? Fate has clipped your wings. You make me feel like a bird in the sky Fly ‘round and ‘round and I can’t fall down You make me feel, make me feel so free Like I just came awake, not afraid to be
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Let It Go 06:05
When the smoke clears, when the dust settles Where do you go? Who do you know? When the damage is done, and it blots out the sun To whom do you run, to whom do run? Let yourself let it go The urge to have, the need to know Stay awake through the flow And let yourself let it go You carry these wounds deep in your chest Too hard to release and lay them to rest When the bitterness creeps in, how do you keep it Under control, from robbing your soul? Let yourself let it go The urge to have, the need to know Stay awake through the flow And let yourself let it go
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Midday Waltz 06:21
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The Waves 02:03

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This EP was recorded by The Murder of Crows, an atmospheric alternative duo consisting of Gaelynn Lea and Alan Sparhawk.

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released June 1, 2012

Gaelynn Lea: violin & vocals
Music, lyrics, and vocals on tracks #3 & #4

Alan Sparhawk: baritone guitar and looping pedals
Vocals on tracks #3 & #4

Mimi Parker: vocal harmonies on track #4

Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Alan Sparhawk: Chairkickers Union

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Gaelynn Lea Duluth, Minnesota

Gaelynn Lea is a haunting violinist and songwriter from Northern Minnesota.

She won NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest in 2016 and has been touring nationally & internationally ever since.

Gaelynn is also a disability rights advocate and public speaker.
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