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Nice and mellow alt-country. But it’s so country that requires the right mood in me. Which happens rarely.

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The Be Good Tanyas are an alternative country trio from Vancouver, Canada.
Blue Horse is traditional country music with delightful influences of pop and rock music.
The first track, The Littlest Birds, showcases marking bass and percussion that remind me of swing.

Altough Blue Horse‘s mix of influences, the only track I think doesn’t fit too well is Light Enough to Travel.

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White Stripes - Icky Thump

This is the first album by the White Stripes I listen to the first to the last track.

There’s a mix of country and alternative rock. Plus some Jack White‘s raveries.

My fav track is Conquest.

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Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter -  Like, Love, Lust & the Open Halls of the Soul

Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter is the beautiful union of two alternative country names.

Jesse‘s voice is deeply emotional and gives a sensation of aged moments.
The Sweet Hereafter are the perfect support for her by their pulsing bluesy vein.

The album is full of soft songs wich work great for background though there are heavier moments like I Like the Sound, when they rock and roll a little bit.

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