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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Friday Mixtape!

Posted By on Thu, May 29, 2014 at 9:08 PM

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The Big Breakup

With the release of White Sea’s new album In Cold Blood—a self-described break up album—and the re-firing up of a new season of The Bachelorette on ABC, it seems appropriate to take a look at songs from some of the best break up albums ever, according to Britain’s The Telegraph.

After all, not only is White Sea’s Morgan Kibby pretty open about the fact that her first solo album is all about the end of a relationship, but she is also a huge fan of The Bachelor/Bachelorette franchise, known for creating doomed pairings.

From Frank Sinatra’s divorce from Ava Gardner to John Grant’s scathing indictment of his ex-boyfriend, this Friday Mixtape includes some of the most gut-wrenching songs ever produced by jilted lovers. And kicking it off is “Small December” by White Sea. A piano driven ballad with quietly piercing vocals, the song depicts the tussle of wills that often precipitates the final gasp of a relationship on life support.

We caught up with Morgan Kibby at Sasquatch. Read the interview on BENT this week.

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Ethan Maffey

Both a writer and a fan of vinyl records since age 5, it wasn't until nearly three decades later that Oregon Native Ethan Maffey derived a plan to marry the two passions by writing about music. From blogging on MySpace in 2007 and then Blogspot, to launching his own website, 83Music, and eventually freelancing...
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