I Only See the Moon The Milk Carton Kids
- 1All of the Time in the World to Kill02:52
- 2Star Shine03:14
- 3When You're Gone02:45
- 4Wheels & Levers04:38
- 5I Only See the Moon02:57
- 6Running on Sweet Smile03:21
- 7One True Love04:33
- 8Body & Soul03:29
- 9North Country Ride06:08
- 10Will You Remember Me?03:51
Info for I Only See the Moon
Despite being anchored by the intimacy and minimalism present through their most celebrated work, I Only See the Moon looks to the future of the band with the first-ever appearance of the banjo on a TMCK album, and a song accompanied entirely by a large string orchestra.
Produced by Kenneth Pattengale, this full-length album features a collection of timeless and traditionalist tracks with hauntingly lovely and rich vocal melodies and lyrical content spanning the themes of Time, Nostalgia, Heartbreak, Sadness, Love, Nature, Grief, Loss, Freedom, Solitude, and Relationships.
Produced by Kenneth Pattengale, The Milk Carton Kids' 2023 full-length album features a collection of timeless and traditionalist tracks with hauntingly lovely and rich vocal melodies and lyrical content spanning the themes of time, nostalgia, heartbreak, sadness, love, nature, grief, loss, freedom, solitude, and relationships.
Founded in 2011, The Milk Carton Kids swiftly emerged as a major force in the American folk tradition, blending ethereal harmonies and intricate musicianship with a uniquely powerful brand of contemporary songcraft. 2013's ANTI- debut The Ash & Clay proved their national breakthrough, earning The Milk Carton Kids their first Grammy Award nomination for Best Folk Album. A second Grammy nomination for Best American Roots Performance followed in 2015 for the track "The City of Our Lady" from band's acclaimed third studio album, Monterey, and 2018's All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn't Do was nominated for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.
The band's most recent album, 2019's The Only Ones, was the subject of extensive praise, with Rolling Stone proclaiming that "Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan get back to the beautiful basics with The Only Ones," while NPR's "World Café" noted that "even though Joey and Kenneth are not related, their voices together create a sibling-like harmony...the duo has a strong sense of respect and reverence for the musical traditions that they've grown from."
The Milk Carton Kids
The Milk Carton Kids are a contemporary folk duo from Los Angeles, California. Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan formed the group in early 2011, shelving their solo careers in favor of a collaborative project that focused on harmonized vocals, entwined acoustic guitars, and rootsy songwriting. From the very beginning, the Milk Carton Kids worked fast, releasing a live album (Retrospect) in March 2011 and returning three months later with their full-length studio debut, Prologue. Both recordings were released for free via the band's website. The guys toured heavily, too, pulling double duty as Joe Purdy's opening act and backing band during a spring 2011 tour before launching a headlining tour of their own after Prologue's release.
Despite earning comparisons to Simon & Garfunkel, the Civil Wars, and the Everly Brothers, the Milk Carton Kids' minimalist, down-home material had more in common with Gillian Welch and David Rawlings' duets. As a result, Pattengale and Ryan smartly marketed themselves to the Americana crowd. After closing out 2011 with a performance on NPR's roots rock concert program, Mountain Stage, the two spent most of 2012 on the road with other folksy acts, including Old Crow Medicine Show and the Lumineers.
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