Muruch.com’s RAINN Benefit Album & Fundraising Campaign Official Launch!

Muruch.com’s RAINN benefit album & fundraising campaign officially launches this month! Donate $10 (or more) at Muruch.com’s RAINN.org fundraising page to receive your free digital album of Muruch.com for RAINN. This magnificent 25-mp3 album features: Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano, Sandman author Neil Gaiman, Midlake, Flogging Molly, Poe, My Brightest Diamond, The Mynabirds, The Voice‘s Kat Robichaud, The Dresden Dolls’ Amanda Palmer, Man of Steel‘s Allison Crowe, Nashville songwriter Trent Dabbs, Meursault, Elysian Fields, Pamela Means, Fisher, Catie Curtis, Anielle Reid, Heidi Saperstein, Hannah Fury and poets Crystal Good, Kevin Kantor, and Clementine von Radics.
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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

P.S. to Muruch’s 2013 Top Albums List

There have been several great 2013 albums that I didn’t hear until after Muruch’s Top Albums list was posted, so following is my P.S. to that list. Click on the album titles for reviews, videos and purchase links…

Shearwater: Fellow Travelers

Midlake: Antiphon

Little Green Cars: Absolute Zero

Aloe Blacc: Wake Me Up

Lissie: Back to Forever