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Laura Marling's "Alas I Cannot Swim"

When I wake in the morning I wanna kill myself? Why? No Idea. I'm a manic depressive.

But I am almost lucky. I find the right album at the right. "Cross your fingers cross yours tows, we're all gonna die when the building blows."

I found the right album to be suicidal to!

Laura Marling, who I don't particularly care for, wrote one of those albums. It's an album to live by, to think about, to kinda worry out. Me? I prefer Noah And the Whale, and maybe 30% of his songs leaves me ice. But "Ghosts" and "Crawled Out Of The Sea" are top songs, check out how she uses the sea to ebb and flow, the song is like waves coming on to the shore; and the horns? Suddenly it is the most  you've heard, plus- I love songs about wanting being sad… I kinda get it.

And the new song?  Is heartbroken. Plus I don't like it (not a fave)

All these acoustic songs: it's like a list of misery and personaly,  if you're not miserable, why bother?

Laura has a sweet voice but she is a really good songwriter when she is in the mode; she keeps on pulling you in.  You can obsess over abotu half of these songs.

Grade: B+

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