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city music

Dead Oceans


Released: 16th Jun 2017


lp + download

Released: 16th Jun 2017


Full of listless wanderlust, this is a collection inspired by & devoted to the metropolitan experience across America & beyond, by a songwriter cast from his own mould.

His 4th album works as a counterpart to 2016's 'Singing Saw', an autobiographical set that reflected the solitude & landscape in which it was recorded. Now follows 'City Music', the yang to its yin - a collection crafted using the other side of its creator’s brain. It finds Morby exploring similar themes of solitude, but this time framed by a window of an uptown apartment that looks down upon an international urban landscape. A fever dream of a record that any fan of Woods, Steve Gunn, Kurt Vile or Conor Oberst should wander about in. "evokes the Velvets, Dylan & Patti Smith, simultaneously celebrating & mourning the Big Apple’s changes” 9/10 - uncut, “shimmers with a lazy cool” 8/10 - Loud & Quiet.


city music

  1. Come to Me Now
  2. Crybaby
  3. 1234
  4. Aboard My Train
  5. Dry Your Eyes
  6. Flannery
  7. City Music
  8. Tin Can
  9. Caught in My Eye
  10. Night Time
  11. Pearly Gates
  12. Downtown's Lights