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Cynic's New Year


Download links and information about Cynic's New Year by Horse Feathers. This album was released in 2012 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 41:22 minutes.

Artist: Horse Feathers
Release date: 2012
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 12
Duration: 41:22
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No. Title Length
1. A Heart Arcane 2:49
2. Last Waltz 3:59
3. Pacific Bray 2:51
4. So Long 3:47
5. Where I'll Be 3:14
6. Nearly Old Friends 4:17
7. Fit Against the Country 3:31
8. Better Company 4:39
9. Bird On a Leash 3:13
10. Fire to Fields 4:04
11. Elegy for Quitters 1:44
12. Summer for Capricorns 3:14



Horse Feathers' Justin Ringle is an underrated singer/songwriter who occupies the melancholy grounds also traversed by Pale Horse & Rider, Mark Kozelek, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, and Dolorean, to name a few potential touchstones. Each album quietly but assuredly establishes Ringle's talents for squeezing out emotions in even the quietest moments. "A Heart Arcane" starts things with a solitary feel that still harbors hope in its downcast chords. "Last Waltz" invites banjo and fiddle to fulfill the promise of a melody that traces the vibe of an old folk song while staking out its own territory. Ringle uses numerous musicians to paint his sound, but he never lets himself be overwhelmed. The recordings border on lo-fi, with Ringle insisting on no sweetening; he brings a live-in-a-room feel to all he touches. (Think Palace Brothers' debut album with slightly improved acoustics.) "Better Company" begins in dissonance before simmering to a sublime but tense quiet. "Bird on a Leash" goes even deeper, with the strings bringing out a rustic, Nick Drake–like quality.