Sylvan Esso – “Uncatena”
All I want from you is a letter and to be your distant lover
That is all that I can offer at this time
Okay, so I know Alex told you about these guys back in February, but sometimes it takes me awhile to pay attention to things. Sometimes it takes a room packed with sweaty people dancing and a pair of platforms. But this. THIS. This is the first record I’ve been truly excited about in 2014. Actually, I haven’t been this excited about two people since Purity Ring. Anyway, now I get to fall asleep to Mountain Man and wake up to Sylvan Esso. Perhaps this life is worth living after all.
First, listen to this as loud as you can:
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Then listen to this because look! you can love everything and be a sort of sad little cloud at the same time: