album review: the decemberists
    • THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011

    • Posted by: Derrick Wiest

    Fresh from collaborations with an established bundle of musicians, including Arcade Fire's Richard Parry and Aaron Dessner of The National, Little Scream promises to deliver precisely what her name describes. Behind the foreground of soft melodies and wailing whispers of thoughtful lyrics is a hidden force that drives the music into that place in your mind where bunnies are happy and everything looks like a painting. But, of course, these are understatedly edgy bunnies and introspective paintings of mysterious oceans that hold secrets (and that blue diamond the old lady threw into the ocean at the end of Titanic for no reason).

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