Add Date: April 13
Artist: Murder By Death
Album: Good Morning, Magpie
Genre: Rock, folk
Comments: Murder By Death's folk stomp-infused rock is equal parts Cursive and Rasputina. Says record label Vagrant (Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Hold Steady): "They may call Bloomington, Indiana, home, but since their 2000 formation, Murder By Death have been a band without musical borders. Theirs is a world where Old West murder ballads mingle with rock-injected Western classicism; where an album's sequencing can take listeners from a haunted back alley in rural Mexico to a raucous Irish pub."
The band's fifth LP, Good Morning, Magpie, is driven by Sarah Balliett's cello and Adam Turla's Nick Cave-like vocal delivery. Also for fans of Flogging Molly and The Black Heart Procession. Start with "Yes" and "You Don't Miss Twice (When You're Shavin' With a Knife)."