Living in PA my whole life, and now living in Philly, this article really soldified why I love this band. Driving in the car by myself, with this record, with the volume turned all the way up, has been my favorite way of listening to it so far. The War on Drugs, and Kurt Vile, are the best musical ambassadors Philly could ask for and “Lost in the Dream” deserves all the hype it is getting. Thanks for this feature.
Is Beck un-hip now? I wasn’t aware of that.
And “The Missing” might be the highlight of this record.
Holy crap, thank you for reminding me about that song.
I was thinking the same thing. They have too many top-10 worthy songs. Not a bad thing.
Yeah, the second half of KoL (Lotus Flower – Seperator) is just about my favorite sequence of Radiohead songs ever. I don’t know what it is, but I find the guitar lick in Seperator to be downright fucking awesome.
These two right here are what you’re missing.
Oh man, that’s a good choice too. This should’ve been a top 25 list
Yeah, the omission of “Handshake Drugs” and “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart” is ridiculous. But so “Pot Kettle Black” and “ELT” and “One Wing” and the list goes on and on. I couldn’t even attempt to name my top 10 favorite Wilco song so I commend the valiant effort.
But seriously, “Handshake Drugs” is top 5 for sure.