Album: The Far Field
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Released: 2017
Length: 3:18
Plays (last 30 days): 5
Ingest, where it goes, nobody sees but me
So perfect and so sweet
But the rest, feels incomplete
Like the rabbit's foot I keep
In the locket, with no key

And I can't take it, I can't take this world without
This world without you
I can't take it, I can't take it on my own
On my own

On these roads
Out of love, so it goes
How it feels when we fall, when we fold
How we lose control, on these roads
How it sings as it goes
Flight of field, driving snow
Knows the cold

Ran round the wailing world

And what's a song without you?
When every song I write is about you
When I can't hold myself without you
And I can't change the day I found you

On these roads
Out of love, so it goes
How it feels when we fall, when we fold
How we lose control, on these roads
How it sings as it goes
Flight of field, driving snow
Knows the cold

Out of love, so it goes
How it feels when we fall, when we fold
How we lose control, on these roads
How it sings as it goes
Flight of field, driving snow
Knows the cold
Ran round the wailing world
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     Samuel T. Herring aka 'Hemlock Ernst'                                                            

     Unseen behind Samuel: 
     Gerrit Welmers on keyboards                        Michael Lowry on drums(2014)                and William Cashion 

   

                                                                     


 justin4kick wrote:

There is some resemblance but in my ears FYC singer has a squeaky voice. This guy actually sings a lot better.

 
Oh please. No comparison.
THIS IS NOT SINGING IT'S GARGLING.
 Lemodular wrote:

Check out Fine Young Canibals

 
There is some resemblance but in my ears FYC singer has a squeaky voice. This guy actually sings a lot better.
 AhhtheMusic wrote:
Ten plays in the last 30 days seems to be a bit excessive.  Its not THAT good.

 
I disagree, but that’s the beauty of music, some you love some you hate some you are indifferent to.
I was at a friend's house and happened to find a Future Islands LP in the stack. (That's a commitment as in NZ it would have set her back $37). Had heard some on RP and with time to kill I strapped in. Sadly found I enjoyed the LP less than the odd single on RP. Ah Well. Sometimes it just doesn't add up to anything.

Also found the Emmylou Harris -> John Hiatt -> Future Islands segue a bit off, which is saying a lot for RP. Maybe it's an off morning. It'll change
Very Nice Segway!
 pankman wrote:
Old wine in new bottles:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxR9TEsnUaI

 
These guys were clearly influenced by (or "borrow from") a lot of the "synth-pop/new wave" bands from the 1980s but I doubt if they've ever heard of that band or that song (Secret Service - "Oh, Susie").  Secret Service was barely known outside of Europe and the members of Future Islands weren't even born when that song came out.  I don't disagree with your assessment of "old wine in new bottles", it's just probably not that particular old wine.
 Lemodular wrote:

Check out Fine Young Canibals

 
Ha.  Just posted the a FYC at the same time.
 unclehud wrote:
This is new music?!?!                          Wow.                          Talk about "full circle" ......

 
Yeah, kind of reminded me of Fine Young Cannibals from the early 90s.  But that's a good thing, IMO.


 sfyi2001 wrote:
I like his voice.

 
Check out Fine Young Canibals
I've been listening to these guys quite a bit.  The whole album is good, really enjoying it.
Imagine Dragons?
Ten plays in the last 30 days seems to be a bit excessive.  Its not THAT good.
Blech {#Frustrated}
Old wine in new bottles:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxR9TEsnUaI
 lizardking wrote:

BillG - here's about the 1,000,000th THANK YOU to you and RebeccaG for providing your station to us.  This is quickly become one of my favorite…

 
Totally!!
Love these guys.  Thanks RP for tuning me on to them!
I like his voice.
 aelfheld wrote:

So is the sound of a cat horking up a hairball.

 
Perhaps you are confusing the Ruler of the Northern Kingdom with Stephen Hawking?

BillG - here's about the 1,000,000th THANK YOU to you and RebeccaG for providing your station to us.  This has quickly become one of my favorite tunes (a 9 for now) and up there with Elbow and Spoon as groups you've opened my eyes to - and that's where the thanks comes in.  So there.  THANKS again!

Long Live RP!!


My priors are favourable meaning I am favourably biased towards Future Islands.  That said, I do agree with other posters who note the sameness of sound.

So far, I enjoy the new material but not enough to reach for the wallet.   
Wondering what a concert of FI would be like. They seem to recycle the same song, albeit a good one. But it seems like it would get old by intermission or so…
This is new music?!?!                          Wow.                          Talk about "full circle" ......
it's like listening the one never ending song with them, either you like it(them) or not...
de gustibus...
PSD for me 
 Yes it is.  Reminds me of when Ric Ocasek of the Cars first hit the scene..They were unmistakable  beinder wrote:
Unmistakable voice.

 


 beinder wrote:
Unmistakable voice.
 
So is the sound of a cat horking up a hairball.
Unmistakable voice.
Sounds quite good... {#Smile}