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Download links and information about Omnibus by Tarkio. This album was released in 2006 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 27 tracks with total duration of 02:01:52 minutes.

Artist: Tarkio
Release date: 2006
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 27
Duration: 02:01:52
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No. Title Length
1. Keeping Me Awake 5:42
2. Caroline Avenue 5:31
3. Neapolitan Bridesmaid 2:37
4. Save Yourself 4:57
5. Better Half 3:55
6. Eva Luna 5:59
7. Kickaround 5:18
8. If I Had More Time 3:34
9. Sister Nebraska 4:20
10. Helen Won't Get Stoned 3:53
11. Your Own Kind 5:13
12. Candle 6:04
13. Standing Still 4:51
14. Devil's Elbow 3:50
15. Weight of the World 3:34
16. My Mother Was a Chinese Trapeze Artist 4:06
17. Mountains of Mourne 3:35
18. Tristan and Iseult 3:46
19. Never Will Marry 6:23
20. This Rollercoaster Ride 5:04
21. Following Camden Down 5:07
22. Slow Down 4:17
23. Annabelle Leigh 3:21
24. Carrie 4:46
25. Am I Not Right? 3:49
26. Mess of Me 4:20
27. Goodbye Girl 4:00



Omnibus collects all of short-lived alternative rock/country-folk quintet Tarkio's material from 1996 through 1999. The Montana collective led by future Decemberist Colin Meloy released one full-length record (I Guess I Was Hoping for Something More) and an EP (Sea Songs for Landlocked Sailors) of dusty pre-Americana college rock in the wake of the post-R.E.M. '90s that managed to cultivate a loyal regional following, but failed to connect on any national level. Meloy's success with the Decemberists ignited a new interest in the group, resulting in this two-disc treatment from Kill Rock Stars that features both releases in their entirety, as well as demos and B-sides. For the most part, Tarkio sounds like a more pastoral, Fisherman's Blues-era Waterboys version of Meloy's current incarnation, with lyrics wrapped in highly literate imagery and the occasional appearance of banjo and violin. Meloy's faux-British croon is more subdued here, but his obsession with Morrissey and Robyn Hitchcock can be heard creeping into standout cuts like "Neapolitan Bridesmaid" and "Standing Still." At 27 tracks, the whole affair could do with a sizable trimming, as much of the material tends to sound the same, but as far as collections go, Omnibus is the real deal, and a Decemberists' archivist's wet dream.