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Lord Huron — Meet Me In The Woods
Album: Strange Trails
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7.4

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Released: 2015
Length: 4:11
Plays (last 30 days): 1
I took a little journey to the unknown,
and I come back changed I can feel it in my bones.
I f***ed with forces that our eyes can't see.
Now the darkness got a hold on me.
Now the darkness got a hold on me.

How long baby have I been away?
Oh, it feels like ages though you say it's only days.
There ain't language for the things I've seen.
And the truth is stranger than my own worst dreams.
The truth is stranger than my own worst dreams.
Now the darkness got a hold on me.

I have seen what the darkness does.
Say goodbye to who I was.
I ain't never been away so long.
Don't look back them days are gone.
Follow me into the endless night.
I can bring your fears to live.
Show me yours and I'll show you mine.
Meet me in the woods tonight.

The truth is stranger than my own worst dreams.
Now the darkness got a hold on me.

I have seen what the darkness does.
Say goodbye to who I was.
I ain't never been away so long.
Don't look back them days are gone.
Follow me into the endless night.
I can bring your fears to live.
Show me yours and I'll show you mine.
Meet me in the woods tonight.
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 jbesemer wrote:

I love this track, but it sounds a lot like the old Woodie Guthrie song, Way Over Yonder in the minor keyBilly Brag does a great cover on his Mermaid Avenue album.



Woody's lyrics, Bragg's music with possibly an assist from Wilco who did half the music on Mermaid Ave.
Could also be a Springsteen song from the ?1980s
They also have a Midlake vibe to them.
Love to see them perform live!  Would have to dance at least 6 feet away from everyone else, but I'm okay with that - more room to get my groove on!
 bam23 wrote:
The melody and even the singing sound remarkably like the song on Mermaid Lane album of Woody Guthrie songs: "Ain't nobody that can sing like me, etc." (Billy Bragg, Natalie Merchant, etc.).  I know nothing about the Scottish singer mentioned elsewhere in response to this song, but the parallels with the Guthrie song on that recording are really strong and unavoidable. I try and not fall into the trap of hearing other voices/treatments of songs, but this one jumped out at me. 
 

Hadn't heard that before but I hear it now. I doubt it's intentional.
I love this track, but it sounds a lot like the old Woodie Guthrie song, Way Over Yonder in the minor keyBilly Brag does a great cover on his Mermaid Avenue album.
sounds like - Fleet Foxes
Got to see them this past year at the palace theatre Louisville.  Magical night....
 cosmiclint wrote:

My first thought was War On Drugs but I see what you mean too.
 
Me too! I thought 'is this Springsteen or that band that sounds like him?' Anyway, its alright. I'll chuck it a 7.
 unclehud wrote:
I swear this is Bruce Springsteen reincarnated.
 
I'm actually imagining the changes in tempo, timbre, instrumentation, etc., that would be in effect if The Boss & the E Street Band were to perform this.

I'd love to hear Lord Huron's take on a few Springsteen tunes as well.
 unclehud wrote:
I swear this is Bruce Springsteen reincarnated.
 

err....
 unclehud wrote:
I swear this is Bruce Springsteen reincarnated.
 
My first thought was War On Drugs but I see what you mean too.
 unclehud wrote:
I swear this is Bruce Springsteen reincarnated.
 
At first - for 10 or 20 seconds or so - I tought it WAS Springsteen.
I swear this is Bruce Springsteen reincarnated.
not sure if it's good or bad but the bands music has made it's way to the attention of some advertisers and is now a regular with car commercials . glad it's finding a larger audience. I only became aware of Lord Huron thanks to RP. don't fault the band for wanting to get more attention. not sure that's the best way to do it. Love RP for playing it . groove on
dancing .... :)
love this!! what a freaking awesome song to dance to! Love the beat!!
War on Drugs - with backup singers.
love this song. bet they are dancing up a storm in that hotel room next door.
what ever happened to them?
Digging the song, a solid 8, but "Lord Huron" is a 10 for a band name. 
 Philo wrote:
What a blatent rip-off of the late, lamented Scots singer/songwriter Jackie Leven. If you like this, check him out.

 
is this the song? I like it
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https://youtu.be/APNVVMp0AF0?list=RDFD7UNWidCFk
My Mum used to tell my sister that she must never walk home through the woods from school.
My sister thought that was 'brill' because the lads from the grammar school with bikes would cycle round to the Girls School so they could have longer to chat them up going the long way round.  They weren't allowed to cycle though the woods either.
The melody and even the singing sound remarkably like the song on Mermaid Lane album of Woody Guthrie songs: "Ain't nobody that can sing like me, etc." (Billy Bragg, Natalie Merchant, etc.).  I know nothing about the Scottish singer mentioned elsewhere in response to this song, but the parallels with the Guthrie song on that recording are really strong and unavoidable. I try and not fall into the trap of hearing other voices/treatments of songs, but this one jumped out at me. 
Is it just me or is the production/recording really awful? Very murky. 
I like the song though.
8 only because it melodically has same rhythms as other songs or else a 9, good work has a style like springstein and buddy holly
first played Jan 2016, it looks like it's made it's way into a stay here
that's good 
что-то новенькое
Yep, definitely listened to Jackie Leven at some stage.
amateurs
 Philo wrote:
What a blatent rip-off of the late, lamented Scots singer/songwriter Jackie Leven. If you like this, check him out.

 
I doubt these guys have ever even heard of Jackie Leven; most of this song sounds like songs from any number of "roots rock" acts - pretty basic chord progression and melody.  You never know though.
nice ! still hoping for some dead mans hand or fool for love / there aint frills in the after life !
 billseye wrote:
I've really been enjoying this band. This album has many good songs, especially this song, Fool for Love and The World Ender.
Hope that Bill will play those songs too.  I'm hoping to see this band at the House of Blues in Boston in early June. But they are sold out. Darn.

 
I'm with you especially about The World Ender. Great sound and singing. For some reason the band really hits a sweet spot for me. 
 mrtuba9 wrote:
Love the album art...
 

 
THIS! Fantasy and epic!
today would be a good day to get lost in the cool MI woods somewhere
Love the album art...
 
I've really been enjoying this band. This album has many good songs, especially this song, Fool for Love and The World Ender.
Hope that Bill will play those songs too.  I'm hoping to see this band at the House of Blues in Boston in early June. But they are sold out. Darn.
fun and catchie peppy white boy music  
 Philo wrote:
What a blatent rip-off of the late, lamented Scots singer/songwriter Jackie Leven. If you like this, check him out.

 
Everything is a ripoff of something. Anything truly original is usually too foreign and weird and alienating to enjoy. 
What a blatent rip-off of the late, lamented Scots singer/songwriter Jackie Leven. If you like this, check him out.
Bill is going to get me to buy this cd yet
 ScottD wrote:
I like their sound. It seems they must have heard a bit of Springsteen, like, say, "I'm on fire".

  I thought it was Bruce and I was thinking it was really different for him. This is a great sounding tune. We need some more tunes from this group.7.6 thanks RP.


 ScottD wrote:
I like their sound. It seems they must have heard a bit of Springsteen, like, say, "I'm on fire".

 


 84MacGuy wrote:
Best album on 2015 in my humble opinion.

 
I agree completely, they sound like everybody and sound like no one !
I like their sound. It seems they must have heard a bit of Springsteen, like, say, "I'm on fire".
This has grown on me a lot over just a few days. . .to the point where I look forward to hearing it every time. Sounds a lot less derivative than I originally thought after giving it several listens!
 84MacGuy wrote:
Best album on 2015 in my humble opinion.
 
A big fan, pleasing sound to be sure.
Best album on 2015 in my humble opinion.
 kingart wrote:
Umm, nice tune...but the refrain's melody has a bit more than a vague resemblance to Stay Alive by Jose Gonzalez. 

 
Also, Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key. I realize nothing is truly original, but this is kind of pushing the limits for me.
peppy white boy music
Umm, nice tune...but the refrain's melody has a bit more than a vague resemblance to Stay Alive by Jose Gonzalez. 

Happy to see LH continuing to have strong outings.  They've been good since those first EPs.

 
2nd listen for me, I bumped the rating up a notch to 7
Just picked this up after seeing the movie "A Walk in the Woods".  The music was the only thing of note.
A solid CD.
C'est good et frais ça. j'aime bien ! {#Music}
welcome aboard Ben, Okemos is just up the road from me
ahhh at last this is such a great cd and a really good choice from it ! thanks bill