M. Ward - "The First Time I Ran Away" (Music Video)

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Is there anything more soothing than an M Ward song?  The lassie-faire strumming makes each note  hover above the rhythm.  When A Wasteland Companion comes out (4/10), I hope we can expect more of this.  It's the kind of shimmering elegance that makes M Ward as a solo project stronger than She & Him and Monsters of Folk -- while they seem to want to dip back into the bombast, Ward dips back to the quiet moments, to the AM Gold -- those times when melody really meant something.  Preorder A Wasteland Companion here.


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