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Download links and information about Blood by The Microphones. This album was released in 2001 and it belongs to Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 26 tracks with total duration of 43:03 minutes.

Artist: The Microphones
Release date: 2001
Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 26
Duration: 43:03
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No. Title Length
1. Horns from "The Moon" 2:20
2. Blood 0:38
3. Don't Worry Baby 0:16
4. Samurai Sword Being Made Up 1:20
5. Gaping Hole Conclusion 0:14
6. Tape Loop Collage 1:03
7. Humming from "I Want To Be Cold" 0:31
8. Organs & Pianos from "The Moon" 0:33
9. Thank You Microphones 2:48
10. Choir from "The Sun" 1:50
11. Bird in Santa Cruz 1:11
12. "Slighted" by Mirah 2:09
13. You'll Be in the Air (Version) 1:03
14. Horns from "So I Finally Belong To The Night" 2:50
15. Map Being Made Up 1:32
16. Map (Version) 1:13
17. Sleepy Hollow 2:51
18. I Felt My Size (Piano) 2:46
19. The Gleam Pt. 2 (Piano) 1:37
20. I Want To Be Cold (Acoustic) 2:29
21. Samurai Sword (Acoustic) 1:00
22. I'll Not Contain You (Acoustic) 3:26
23. All Is Full of Love (Organ) 2:00
24. Drums from "Dark of the Male, Light of the Female" 2:12
25. Moon Moon Moon (Live Conclusion) 2:43
26. Applause 0:28



Blood is the first of two limited-edition, vinyl-only Microphones LPs released in 2002 by the St. Ives label, a boutique label run by Secretly Canadian. A lovingly crafted scrapbook of sound, Blood blurs the line between "finished product" and "work in progress," but still manages to hold together as a fairly coherent piece. Side one is made up mostly of found sound, clanging cymbals, feedback, echoing drum beats, and tape hiss culled from various Microphones and Microphones-related recording sessions. Most surprisingly among all the rapidly shifting fragments is the beautiful, almost ska-sounding "Slighted," sung (and written) by longtime Microphones collaborator Mirah. Side two is more song-oriented on the whole, featuring solo guitar and piano songs with Phil Elvrum singing stream-of-consciousness-style lyrics with his distinctive, quivering warble. Even for the casual Microphones fan, Blood is worth tracking down. It might not sound as complete as the proper full-lengths, but it's surprisingly compelling for a collection of experiments and fragmentary ideas — after all, those are big parts of what the Microphones are in the first place.