What are the best Phil Elverum songs?

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    #1Swims

    Swims

    Swims is from the 2017 album titled A Crow Looked at Me, released by Phil Elverum under the name Mount Eerie. The song features portraits of Elverum's life following the death of his first wife.

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    Beverly Herrera
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "This song by Mt. Eerie totally hits me right at home. The way he talks about his tragic loss is extermely heartbreakingt to me."
  2. 9

    #2Distortion

    Distortion

    Distortion is a song from Paul Elverum's album titled Now Only, released during 2018. The song portraits Elverum's past, present, and the concept of death.

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    Michelle Robinson
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "This song shows me how much of a person Phil has grown a year after the loss of his wife. It's surreal"
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    #3Ocean Roar

    Ocean Roar

    Ocean Roar is a song released by Paul Elverum back in 2012 from the album of the same name. Alongside the song is also a rare cover of Popol Vuh's Engel Der Luft.

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    Joshua Chavez
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I love how slightly wild-ish this song is. It shows me Microphone's side that isn't too shown too often in his songs"
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    #4The Pull

    The Pull

    The Pull is one of the first songs by Phil Elverum, released under the name The Microphones. The song is composed of mainly guitar fuzzes and the sound of papery nylon strings.

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    Heather Carter
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "Probably one of the first tongs he's released, The Pull has been one of the reasons why I got into his music, and this genre in the first place"
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    #5Don't Smoke

    Don't Smoke

    Don't Smoke is a song released by Phil Elverum, under the name Mount Eerie/The Microphones. The song is available on Spotify and Youtube.

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    Aadhya Kadam
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I dont like this because i smoke"
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    #6Headless Horseman

    Headless Horseman

    Headless Horseman is a song released by Phil Elverum, under the name The Microphones. The song is included in the album titled The Glow, Pt. 2.

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    Elizabeth Herrera
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "While the song title may make you think that the song is heavy metal-ish, its actually a good song and its pretty mellow"
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    #7Lost Wisdom

    Lost Wisdom

    Lost Wisdom is a song by Phil Elverum, released under the name Mount Eerie, and in collaboration with Fred Squire and Julie Doiron. The song was made during a rather productive tour stop

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    Cheshta Gavde
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "the fact that this song was the product of a bored trio of musicians make this song all the better"
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    #8Pumpkin

    Pumpkin

    Pumpkin is a song released by Phil Elverum in 2014, under the name Mount Eerie, from the album titled Sauna. The song has been described by Elverum as "the ultimate Mount Eerie" album

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    Teresa Long
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "The simplicity of life shown in one song. Who knew that walking around the street, looking at a pumpkin would make me feel so happy and appreciative of the world around me."

Summary

Best What are the best Phil Elverum songs
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SwimsVideos 12 Free
2DistortionVideos 9 Free
3Ocean RoarVideos 8 Free
4The PullVideos 7 Free
5Don't SmokeVideos 4 Free
6Headless HorsemanVideos 3 Free
7Lost WisdomVideos 3 Free
8PumpkinVideos 1 Free
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