Tag: Built to Spill
For what was billed as his final tour, Daniel Johnston tapped indie rockers Built To Spill to accompany him. To honor the talented songwriter’s life, the band has released a collection of songs recorded at rehearsals for their tour.
The Recoup Song Of The Day for Wednesday, March 4th is “Life In Vain” by Built To Spill, taken from the Ernest Jenning Record Co release, Built To Spill Plays The Songs Of Daniel Johnston.
Seven and a half minutes of heartbreak, emotion, and guitar solos that will break that brittle heart of yours.
This little single, a split with Michael John, was released quite quietly in 1998, and featured the first solo tracks from the Built to Spill frontman. “5 On 3” is classic Martsch; if his band’s records had taken a move towards slicker rock, this song, about a preschooler doing drugs, finds him returning to… Read More ›