Midlake: The Courage of Others

I liked Midlake’s recent Antiphon album, but I love their 2010 release, The Courage of Others. Beautiful, lush, darkly poetic folk music somewhere between Simon & Garfunkel and “Stairway to Heaven” Led Zeppelin. Fave tracks “Acts of Man,” “Bring Down” and “The Horn,” but the whole album is spectacular.

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when the acts of man
cause the ground to break open
oh, let me inside, let me inside, not to wake
great are the sounds of all that live
and all that man can hold