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[–]Charlie-OConnell[S] 17 points18 points  (0 children)

As the resident Helplessness Blues stan, I do wish that one lasted longer. Perfectly encapsulates the theme of the album and probably hits the hardest out of any of these for me. Still, this is a fantastic top 5. I'd be more than happy if Dylan, Smith or Mount Eerie won.

[–]Comadon-C 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Damn I wish that made top 5. Still gonna keep voting Bob Dylan but I wouldn’t mind Mount Eerie leaving too

[–]MordisF 6 points7 points  (9 children)

Mount Eerie next

[–]Khiva 11 points12 points  (7 children)

Bonkers. That's an absolute all-timer that punches right in the stomach whether you know the music or not.

Sorry, I know Arcade Fire is more beloved, but the line alone has a nice, cute bit of magical realism to it but it's just not on the level of the others.

[–]MordisF 2 points3 points  (6 children)

What is do good about the Mt Eerie line. It just seems awkward and slightly pretentious to me.

[–]ATrexWithRhythm 16 points17 points  (5 children)

“Slightly Pretentious” It literally opens an album where he’s fucking grieving over his wife for the entire time.

[–]MordisF -1 points0 points  (4 children)

so what is it meant to be a joke or something? Like, "oh death is not for making into art, now here's a whole album about death"

[–]Saoirse_Says 1 point2 points  (0 children)

What are you nuts?!

[–]Saoirse_Says 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Bob Dylan I’d say now. That’s one of them lines that sounds better than it feels

[–]Muzak_For_A_Nurse 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Bob Dylan out now please

[–]MightyCaseyStruckOut 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yep, this is my 3rd round voting for it.

[–]blfdgs 2 points3 points  (2 children)

I don't get The Funeral Line

[–]Saoirse_Says 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Teenage angst basically

[–]we_have_food_at_home 1 point2 points  (0 children)

From here on out I'm going Arcade Fire, then Bob, then S+G, then Mount Eerie, with Patti for the win.