Letterbox

October 16, 2014 10:14 PM

A stripped-down version (accordion and vocals) of the They Might Be Giants obscurity, for the Flood project.

(NB: I know pretty much nada about recording.)

posted by the_bone (9 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite

Yay!
posted by cortex at 10:21 PM on October 16, 2014


This is great!
posted by sarah_pdx at 10:59 PM on October 16, 2014


Awesome! Clean and tight and really good!
posted by uncleozzy at 5:02 AM on October 17, 2014


Makes it sound like an old folk tune, which is really cool.
posted by Rock Steady at 4:15 PM on October 17, 2014


Money!
posted by joecacti at 10:05 AM on October 20, 2014


That's just absolutely fucking awesome. Oh man I give up.
So great, really.
posted by chococat at 10:34 PM on October 20, 2014 [1 favorite]


This is excellent. I love when the harmony starts; for me, Letterbox is one of those songs (like Dead and Your Racist Friend) that's really all about the harmony. But I enjoy your solo version too, because it makes me think about the song in a new way.

Anyway, excellent voice and splendid rendition!
posted by Pallas Athena at 5:46 PM on November 6, 2014


This is great! It does feel kind of like a sea chanty or folk song this way. Love the harmony part.
posted by Slothomatic at 2:40 PM on December 1, 2014


I love this. Absolutely beautiful and a whole lot of fun. And I really like your voice -- reminds me of David Byrne.
posted by The Great Big Mulp at 9:47 PM on January 10, 2015


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