Rook (album) by Shearwater

Rook
Rook by Shearwater (2008)
Release date: 2008-06-03
Overall rank: 5,063rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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Award Top albums of 2008 (117th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (1,146th)
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From Lostwords 07/12/2015 10:34
Just bought this album yesterday from a stall in Wells Market.I am beyond impressed with it.Since I already own "Animal Joy" and "Golden Archipelago" I expected it to be good but not this good!
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From paladisiac 06/28/2012 14:18
There is beauty in agony and the everlasting reach for the unobtainable, and it's present here on "Rook", the album where Shearwater (an Okkervil River side project of Jonathan Meiburg) take off. You can hear the painful longing in On The Death Of The Waters and on Rooks. Check out these couplets from the latter: "When the rooks were laid in the piles / by the sides of the road, / they were crashing into the aerials, / tangled in the laundry lines. / and, gathered in a field, / they were burned in a feathering pyre, / with their cold, black eyes. / When the swallows fell from the eaves, / and the gulls from the spires, / the starlings, in millions, / would feed on the ground where they lie. / and the ambulance men said: "there's nowhere to flee for your life, /so we stay inside, / and we'll sleep until the world of man is paralyzed." Now Okkervil's the side project.
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