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Sunday Sorrow (Sunday Shuffle #364)

Alligator, the breakthrough album from The National, turned 10 earlier this week. It was the first time I'd heard of the band; KEXP played "Abel" quite a bit, as I recall. It took my friend Mike (who blogged as Little Toy Robot) talking up the album as a whole for me to pick it up; he was absolutely right about it being great. I became an instant fan of the band and I think they've only gotten better. Their music can be a little gloomy but the reason why I'm titling this "Sorrow" is that is one of their songs, a song they once played for many hours straight. If you don't know the band, I encourage you to check them out.

1. Lucky You (10) - from their 2007 Daytrotter Session
2. Lit Up (4) - from Alligator
3. Gospel (9) - from their 2007 Daytrotter Session
4. It Never Happened (11) - from Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
5. Runaway (24) - from High Violet
6. Heavenfaced (21) - from Trouble Will Find Me
7. Lemonworld (21) - from High Violet
8. All The Wine (…

Sunday Shuffle #363

I have some online trainings to do in addition to all the usual Sunday chores, so I'm going to jump right in today. Happy Easter!

1. Clean the Clock/Blue Giant (3) - last played on 10/30/14
2. Butchers Tales (Western Front 1914)/The Zombies (12) - last played on 10/31/12
3. False Alarm/Yo La Tengo (5) - last played on 3/28/15
4. The Baskervilles/Tokyo Police Club (5) - last played on 11/3/14
5. Wayward and Parliament/Amy Millan (6) - last played on 3/10/15
6. Tee Pees 1-12/Father John Misty (13) - last played on 10/31/14
7. American Slang/The Gaslight Anthem (14) - last played on 3/13/15
8. Narrow Way/Bob Dylan (5) - last played on 9/1/13
9. Flaming Wreck/Pernice Brothers (11) - last played on 4/23/13
10. Weird Summer/Velvet Crush (11) - last played on 2/8/15