" (Turn On The Bright Lights
I love how sparse and "cold" it feels. Really builds this tense air and sense of anticipation into the record. Rather than pulling you in, it seems to drag you in whether you like it or not.
- "Everything In Its Right Place
" (Kid A
sound. It's able to sound like the most soothing yet most eerie/haunting tone in a set of notes and I love it for that reason.
Bombay Bicycle Club
- "Emergency Contraception Blues
" (I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose
An instrumental opener which is just walls of sound and noise, full of energy. Gears you up nicely for the record. Also love the way this and final track, "The Giantess", seal the album up with the same final riff.
- "The Queen Is Dead
" (The Queen Is Dead
The World War I song to intro it and the the almost tribal drums roll and roll before the unmistakeable combination of Marr and Morrissey takes over.
Death Cab For Cutie
- "Steadier Footing
" (The Photo Album
Most of my favourites tend to be in some way eerie or haunting or even melancholy. This falls under the latter of those caetgories more so but has always been a track I could listen to on repeat for that exact reason. The way it transitions into the rolling drums of "A Movie Script Ending" is also one of my favourite segways.