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Lonesome Dreams

Lord HuronAudio CD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)

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Lord Huron is a musical and visual project created by Ben Schneider. Originally a solo project, collaborators now include Mark Barry (percussion, vocals), Miguel Briseno (bass, percussion), Brett Farkas (guitar, vocals) and Tom Renaud (guitar, vocals).

Ben Schneider was born in Michigan and started playing music as a child, on his father's acoustic guitar. The senior Schneider ... Read more in Amazon's Lord Huron Store

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  • Audio CD (October 9, 2012)
  • Original Release Date: 2012
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Iamsound
  • ASIN: B00914ESZ4
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,844 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

It's safe to assume that fans of My Morning Jacket will take an immediate liking to the first song on Lord Huron's 2012 debut album, Lonesome Dreams. Ends of the Earth finds frontman Ben Schneider singing in a high, throaty croon similar to that of MMJ frontman Jim James (right down to the gratuitous amounts of reverb). But there are sublime spaghetti western undertones resonating here; they have more in common with Bob Dylan's 1973 score for Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid than anything related to Ennio Morricone.

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32 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy this album. October 10, 2012
By P. Kuhn
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
This is great, intoxicating music, plain and simple. It took one song, and I was sold. LH hits a sweet spot that so many bands seem to miss.. absolutely perfecting the sound that Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear and Band of Horses keep trying to make.
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23 of 24 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A little perspective December 17, 2012
By Dave
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Well, I appreciate the other reviewers enthusiasm for this album, which is partly why I decided to give it a try. This is a very pleasant album to listen to and it is true that there are really no weak songs on it (here's the but...)However, there are also no real standout songs. Most of the tracks share a very similar tempo and are a mix of the same various stringed instruments. The vocals are presented slightly behind the instrumentals on all tracks. All in all this is a nice album for listening to while you are working around the house, or doing some arts and crafts, but I find myself getting ansy for something different by track 5 or 6 if I'm listening to the whole album straight through in my car or while enjoying a beverage on my couch.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lonesome Dreams December 11, 2012
Format:Vinyl|Verified Purchase
Great album. A little Bon Iver-ish, a little Paul Simon 'Graceland'-ish, a little like a lot of different musicians but not strikingly similar to anything I've ever seriously listened to. Highly recommended for road trips. And yes, the vinyl does come with a digital download. Good band - my girlfriend even likes it so that says something - buy their album and go to their shows.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best album this year, bar none. November 17, 2012
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First song: excellent. Second song: catchy. Third song: weirdly top 50. Fourth song: "Oh, so this is a little different. I'll have to think about this for awhile." Fifth song: nice; I like. Sixth song: yeah, kind of like the Boss, but gamelan-- WHAT! Seventh song: highly listenable. Eighth song: prairie sadness. Ninth song: resurgent command. Tenth song: lilting loss and lamentable leave-taking. All in all, this album gets better with every listen. You'll find yourself playing these in your head when you don't have access. Really, there are few albums over the course of time wherein every track is worthy. Give it a listen, give it time. You won't be sorry.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Masterpiece March 12, 2013
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Brilliant song writing. The wilderness feel to the album and the overwhelming presence of a Michigan spirit. Would highly recommend.
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16 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Play. Listen. Repeat. October 15, 2012
Format:MP3 Music
Lonesome Dreams is the perfection definition of how an album should be produced. Every single song on this album has key sounds and body moving beats. The sounds that you hear almost put you in the drivers seat of your own journey; you simply feel like your in another place or another time. I could spend all day with this review talking about all the positives, but in order to save you time I'll be simple and frank.. BUY THE ALBUM!!! #mustbuy #legendary
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13 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Album of the year October 15, 2012
By Colin
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This is a brilliant album and deserves to be a huge hit. It is one of those rare albums with no dud songs or filler. The harmonies are amazing , and blend perfectly with some great guitar playing. My favourite tracks were ghosts on the shore and lullaby. Buy this album and bore your friends by keep talking about it! He also has two great ep's out too.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic! November 1, 2012
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I bought this album about a week ago and can't stop listening to it. This album has everything I want to hear. Excellent vocal harmonies, beautifully layered sounds, dramatic rhythms with interesting and dynamic percussion, lyrics with feeling. Overall, just impressive musicianship. Highly recommended.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow
started listening in summer 2012 and it's still on most of my playlists. Just an amazing album. We've seen them live as well, and they're amazingly humble and friendly people who... Read more
Published 4 days ago by Steve R
5.0 out of 5 stars I Like it.... a lot.
Love the vibe on this album. If you like Arcade Fire and Wilco you'll like this album. Nice job.
Published 4 days ago by Nicholas Sparagis
5.0 out of 5 stars Flawless
A rare and perfect gem. It's not often I find music that so captures my soul, my mood and heart all at once. I've listed to this a hundred times and I'll listen again and again. Read more
Published 7 days ago by S. J. White
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Awesome
Published 1 month ago by Anna McCabe
5.0 out of 5 stars In my Top 20 all-time favorite albums
Just listen to Ends of the Earth .... She Lit a Fire .... Lonesome Dreams

First discovered them on hypem. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Mr. Gabriel
5.0 out of 5 stars This album was great. I enjoyed every single song on the album ...
This album was great. I enjoyed every single song on the album and I even came to love the songs I have never heard before until I bought the vinyl. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Oscar Barron
5.0 out of 5 stars All at once haunting and enchanting.
All at once haunting and enchanting. I can't get enough.
Published 1 month ago by Christy Camp
5.0 out of 5 stars an amazing album.
Light, dreamy, soulful...an amazing album.
Published 1 month ago by Jason
5.0 out of 5 stars Dreamy and beautiful
Another LP which I purchased after extensive listening in MP3 format. Lord Huron's dreamy soundscapes and contemplative lyrics are mediations on life and existence. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Chuck
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
This album is awesome. I like every song on it.
Published 1 month ago by Andrew
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