Ever since I saw them in a small, grimy room above a bar in Albany, New York, Cymbals Eat Guitars has been one of my favorite bands. Their album openers in particular repeatedly strike an epic, sprawling, noodley indie rock chord I just cant get enough of. And now that the band's third album is streaming on NPR,…
Now I've talked about Cymbals Eat Guitars in a soundtrack post before, but the subject bears revisiting because this some is awesome. At home for Thanksgiving, I found myself behind the wheel for the first time in a while, and between you and me, this is one of those songs that always makes me break the speed limit.
"And The Hazy Sea" is the lead track from Cymbals Eat Guitar's debut album Why There Are Mountains. It's also one of the most amazing songs I've ever heard. Yeah, it's on the long side, but it takes a journey work going on.