Song of the Day – Friday, August 20, 2010
“Quarry Hymns” by Land of Talk, from: Cloak and Cipher (2010)
Stream “Quarry Hymns” HERE.
This song immediately stood out to me when I first heard this album. If you follow the link above, you can read Liz Powell’s commentary on the song as well. She describes it perfectly with this line: “this song is a sad summer day and the happiest snowfall you’ve ever run through.” Check it out, and the rest of the album, as it’s their best yet.
And here’s a great acoustic performance of the song: