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The 60 Best Albums of 2007

From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, the 60 best albums of 2007 included many of the 2000s' best albums.

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Iron & Wine - "Call It Dreaming" (Singles Going Steady)

Iron & Wine writes songs for days and nights you'll remember long after they have faded into the past.

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Matt Pond PA: Winter Lives

Matt Pond PA sheds some light on a season sometimes overlooked in song in a way that should translate well to year-round listening.

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Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop - "Every Songbird Says" (Singles Going Steady)

This duet between Iron & Wine's Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop is a beautiful love ballad that sounds fresh, original, unique and gorgeous.

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Iron and Wine: Archive Series Volume No. 1

Archive Series Volume No. 1 ought to be considered an absolutely mandatory acquisition.


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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81

PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.

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Iron & Wine

It turns out Iron & Wine can rock out with the best of them: the force of it almost knocked me out.

Nick Gunn
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Iron & Wine: Boy with a Coin

Appreciating Iron & Wine is a little like conversing with somebody who whispers all the time; you must be ready to concentrate and listen intently, or else you'll miss everything.

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Iron & Wine: The Shepherd's Dog

As much for the beautiful distractions conjured by the musicians, the richness and creativity, bells and whistles, The Shepherd’s Dog should one day be regarded for how it reflected its time, timelessly.

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Iron & Wine: Woman King [EP]

Sam Beam and producer Brian Deck continue to experiment in the studio, replacing the sounds of necessity with the sounds of possibility. Woman King is Iron & Wine's most economically expansive set of songs to date.

Zeth Lundy
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Iron & Wine: Our Endless Numbered Days

Beam's triumphs are not limited to individual moments, however; Our Endless Numbered Days stuns, sedates, and fills from beginning to end. Iron and Wine (in any combination) have produced an understated of excessive beauty and lyricism.

Justin Cober-Lake
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Iron and Wine: The Sea & the Rhythm

Beam is actually a film professor in Miami Beach, Florida, but his songs resonate with so much artistry, loneliness, and authenticity that it seems that he could easily make a living with his music should he so choose to in the future.

Michael Beaumont
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