Label: Drag City - DC263CD • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Acoustic, Avantgarde, Folk
Newsom wrote all the songs on the album except for "Three Little Babes", a traditional Appalachian song by Texas Gladden. A bandmate in San Francisco band The PleasedNoah Georgesonproduced and recorded the album, as well as contributing guitar to two tracks and backing vocals to one.
Cover art embroidery is by Emily Prince and photographs are by Alissa Anderson. Newsom thanks former touring partners Will OldhamDevendra Banhartand Vetiveralong with many others. The song "Swansea" was covered by the band Bombay Bicycle Club and featured on their sophomore album Bird Of Prey Bridge/Explosion - Dennis McCarthy - Star Trek Generations - Original Motion Picture So in The Milk-Eyed Mender received widespread critical acclaim from contemporary music critics, earning Newsom several accolades that same year and by the end of the decade.
MacKenzie Wilson of AllMusic gave the album a favorable review, stating, "Newsom's childlike voice brings an unstudied grace to an innocent setting of songs, and such quirkiness is hard to find among most guitar-driven indie acts.
Delicate harp arrangements are nicely sprinkled among Pushpull - Pete Moraites - Cinemathematica of pianos, organs, and a harpsichord, only adding to the fascination that is Milk-Eyed Mender. Newsom exists in several musical spheres, one being a member of The Pleasedwhile not forgetting how wonderful it is to live in a warm place that leaves you bright-eyed and hopeful for only what is good in life.
The Sunday Times ranked it at 28 on its best albums of the decade list, and inPitchfork named The Milk-Eyed Mender the 47th greatest album of the s.
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