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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive Album

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by Meerkat, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious



    01 Astonished Man
    02 Slash/Burn
    03 The Evening
    04 Departure
    05 Nobody Dies
    06 Guts
    07 Fool Forever
    08 Millionaire
    09 Meticulous Bird
    10 Give Me Peace
    11 Hand to God
    12 Endless Love

  2. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    Giving this a bump now that there are more people frequenting. This is a great album.
  3. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    Definitely check it out. She really pushes herself and stretches her sound. Not sure if you're friends with Sean (deadkid) but he's a big fan of this as well.
  4. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    Have you seen his flesh as well?
  5. Malatesta

    i may get better but we won't ever get well Prestigious

    my flatmate went to the same school as her apparently haha
  6. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Another solid album from her! No automatic standouts like "Holy Roller" but it's good throughout
  7. Gjpeace

    Regular Supporter

    Love love love this album. The contributions from Merrill Garbus are obvious, but they blend well with Thao's sound. The production is just great. The only other album I'm really familiar with from her is the last one, but I was struck by how raw the lyrics are on here. I can't relate to much of what she sings about in relation to her father, but this remains one of the most affecting albums I've listened to so far this year. Ending the album with "Endless Love" is really smart, given how it encapsulates the hope and love that are seen throughout the album and then the wish to just not have to deal with any of it.
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  8. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    Yeah from a purely sonic standpoint this is one of the best things I've heard this year. And then you get into lyrical content and it really elevates everything.
  9. kbeef2

    Trusted Supporter

    Meticulous Bird is my song of the year so far
  10. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    I enjoy this, but I think the last album is leaps and bounds better, so far
  11. MeticulousBird


    Found this on itunes, of all places, and I've been in love with it as well as the other albums ever since.
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  12. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    Remember that time Dianna Agron directed her music video
  13. wisdomfordebris

    Moderator Moderator

    I like this album more than the other ones I've heard from them.
  14. omg omg omg omg

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  15. kbeef2

    Trusted Supporter

    I don’t think this video was ever posted here but it rules
  16. I am honestly so obsessed right now, like, I'm trying to hype myself up for the Boygenius concert next week by listening to all of them (as the group and individually), but all I want to do is listen to Thao.
  18. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    very exciting
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  20. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

  21. ItsAndrew

    Prestigious Prestigious

    What’s the difference between that group and who I saw open for Julien Baker? I’m guessing one is a band and the group I saw is just Thao’s solo music?