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Mumford & Sons – More Songs!

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I cannot get over my obsession with Mumford & Sons still.  I also realized that I had a few songs that weren’t on their Sigh No More album that I felt important to share with everyone in case you are also going through a M&S withdrawal.

None of these are “new” per say, but they might be new to you since you can’t buy any of the older albums on iTunes.

Mumford & Sons – Feel the Tide

Mumford & Sons – Sister

Mumford & Sons – Hold On To What You Believe

Mumford & Sons – The Banjolin Song

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>stay toasty! … with a playlist

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Bret and I got Nutmeg a new bed last week since her old sheepy bed was completely falling apart.  We both were sick of finding fleecy balls on the backs of our legs and the bottom of our sweaters.  As you can see above, Nutmeg truly hates her new bed.

So, according to weather.com, a huge “crippling ice storm” is expected to hit Pittsburgh sometime tonight/tomorrow.  That’s sweet — exactly what I was looking forward to going into this week.  It probably won’t be as bad as what the meteorologist is saying.

Ok.  Maybe it will be bad.

Anyways, I made a nice playlist (full of a variety of new + old songs) for you all in case you get trapped inside this week!  Get your groceries tonight, prepare yourself this ENTIRE WEEK for the Steelers Super Bowl, and make yourself cozy (much like Nutmeg has this past week).
Doesn’t sound too demanding, does it?
Songs on the playlist include:
Matt Nathanson – Little Victories
Mumford and Sons – Feel the Tide
Timmy Curran – Moving On
Gregory Alan Isakov – That Moon
Matt Costa – Astair
Iron & Wine – Love and Some Verses
Mumford and Sons – White Blank Page
Arcade Fire – Wake Up
Regina Spektor – On The Radio
White Stripes – We’re Going to Be Friends
Blind Pilot – 3 Rounds and a Sound
Avett Brothers – Murder in the City
Neutral Milk Hotel – King of Carrot Flowers Pt. 1
Bon Iver – Blindsided
The Veils – Sit Down By the Fire
Spoon – I Summon You
Hey Rosetta! – Yer Spring

>get over your hill and see what you find there

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>i’ve been keeping an eye on mumford and sons since they released their debut LP last year.  the first time i heard ‘little lion man,’ i thought quietly to myself: this is going to be big.  i kept that song to myself and played it on repeat for a few months.  then, when ‘the cave’ started picking up pace on all the blogs, i decided that i shouldn’t keep mumford and sons a secret anymore.

anyone who has listened to ‘the cave’ or ‘little lion man’ know what i’m talking about.  mumford & sons have a sound that is so different — so pure — than anything out there right now.  it’s still my most favorite album of 2010 thus far.  i bought the vinyl to play on our record player and have the entire album on my ipod. 

it’s everywhere i want it to be.

right now, MTV has a trailer running for a new show called ‘world of jenks’ which features ‘little lion man.’  i got super excited, and it made me want to watch the show.  THEN!  during real world last night (yes — i still watch real world.  don’t judge), mumford & sons were clearly playing at one of the bars the castmates were at.  they’re everywhere…

my favorite song on the album is definitely ‘after the storm.’  for some reason, this song provides me the comfort and encouragement that i need to feel that i can do whatever i want to do.  marcus mumford sings with such sincerity and passion that you believe everything he is singing. 

think of the biggest thing you want to do with your life… the thing that you wish you took the time to accomplish but are too afraid to do… think about your wishes and dreams and who you want by your side when you take that next big step in your life…

then click play.

After the Storm by junnamatsuda