Today’s featured song of the week is Wye Oak‘s “Civilian”. It’s been around for a good bit now – since 2011, has played on Walking Dead, Being Human, One Tree Hill… It’s definitely one of those songs I probably won’t ever tire of. The Baltimore duo craft a virtual whispering gallery, carefully molding sounds right around your ear while generously sharing a sensation of grandeur and intense volume. One of my favourite aspects of this song is Jenn Wasner’s beautifully understated vocals, they’re haunting and kind of lend this lazy vibe to “Civilian”. Her enunciation is often loose and carries the melody so beautifully, it’s hard not to get lost in this track.
I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! I’ve listened to it like 5 times already today.
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