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Cease to Begin


Download links and information about Cease to Begin by Band Of Horses. This album was released in 2007 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 34:50 minutes.

Artist: Band Of Horses
Release date: 2007
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 10
Duration: 34:50
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No. Title Length
1. Is There a Ghost 2:59
2. Ode to LRC 4:16
3. No One's Gonna Love You 3:37
4. Detlef Schrempf 4:28
5. The General Specific 3:07
6. Lamb On the Lam (In the City) 0:50
7. Islands On the Coast 3:34
8. Marry Song 3:23
9. Cigarettes, Wedding Bands 4:35
10. Window Blues 4:01



Co-founder Mat Brooke left, so singer Ben Bridwell relocated the group from Seattle to South Carolina for a second album that immediately improves on Everything All The Time, the band’s 2006 debut. 2007’s Cease to Begin is a melodic treasure. The tight country harmonies of “Marry Song,” the swooning ‘60s-to-‘90s shoegazer pop of “No One’s Gonna Love You” and the ominous, haunting anthemic riff of the album’s opener “Is There A Ghost” illustrate the group’s far-reaching range. Everything is pulled off without sacrificing their signature sound, which centers around a shimmering wall of guitar and vocals that find comfort bathed in swatches of reverb where Bridwell’s clear, clean tone resonates into the night sky. Their pop sense puts them in league with labelmates The Shins. “Ode to LRC” and “The General Specific” reflect an earnest pop whimsy, while “Cigarettes, Wedding Bands” aims for a wall of sound that only Bridwell can scale with his loud, commanding howl. By the album’s closer, “Window Blues,” Bridwell slows things to a gorgeous lope that politely closes out a strong showing of songwriting smarts and musical variety and firepower.