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The Flood


Download links and information about The Flood by Mason Jennings. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 43:04 minutes.

Artist: Mason Jennings
Release date: 2010
Genre: Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 15
Duration: 43:04
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No. Title Length
1. Dakota 3:06
2. In the Field 1:56
3. The Flood 2:56
4. January 2:44
5. Between the Lines 3:58
6. The Magician 3:20
7. The Villain 3:22
8. So Many Ways to Die 1:38
9. The Likes of Me 1:56
10. A.M. Rock and Roll 1:50
11. When the Boats Come In 2:14
12. Michael's Song 3:00
13. Better Than That 3:32
14. Two Things You Should Know 3:02
15. Method to My Madness 4:30



With just an acoustic guitar and his own idiosyncratic voice, Mason Jennings works through fifteen songs that got lost along the way. Jennings is that rare songwriter whose outtakes and extras are as compelling as his official work. This is his fresh take on those lost jewels. His voice turns from a warmth reminiscent of Tom Rush (“January”) to his own trailing folk-blues squeeze (“The Magician”). The subtleties are everywhere. “So Many Ways to Die” is far too easeful for its devilish cataloging of death. “The Likes of Me” is an early rock ‘n’ roll song played with a ‘50s enthusiasm. “A.M. Rock and Roll” is nostalgic without being a direct trace of the sounds remembered. “Two Things You Should Know” turns to even lower fidelity to express its ghostly concerns.  Jennings is a brilliant songwriter who knows exactly how to downplay the emotions that others overdo. It gives his music a refreshing casualness, as if it existed as simple conversation between two friends.