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Ottawa used to be a lumber town. For some reason, it got chosen as Canada's capital. Beneath the federal veneer, its rural origins linger, drenched in woodsmoke, bar-brawls and glinting saw blades. Two hours down river from Montreal, the woods get a little thicker and the air a little cleaner. It's a place where the city lights merge with constellations, and where The Acorn was ... Read more in Amazon's The Acorn Store

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  • Audio CD (7 Sept. 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Redeye Music Distribution
  • ASIN: B003VB5DJI
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,514,430 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Red on Black TOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 12 Jun. 2010
Format: Audio CD
The Acorn's last album "Hope Glory Mountain" was a fascinating and often staggeringly beautiful homage to Rolf Klausener`s mother Gloria Esperanza Montoya and her story of a abusive childhood in Honduras and subsequent journey of escape to Canada. It was packed with world rhythms particularly from Honduras and wonderful songs like "Crooked legs". Klausener is the "chief cook and bottle washer in the band" being its vocalist, guitarist and main songwriter but receives able support from drummer Jeffrey Malecki, guitarist/visual artist Howie Tsui, bassist Jeff Debutte, and Montreal keyboardist Keiko Devaux. The Acorn now record on the Bella Union label and this album bears many of that labels trademarks of indie folk rock combined with a subtle twist of Talking Heads and Sufjan Stevens.

Is it as good as Hope Glory Mountain? The honest answer is that I am not sure. While it is certainly does not have the lovely charm supplied through the West African rhythms of the debut it makes up for this with a range of strong songs which don't see the band rest on their laurels but experiment. Opener "Cobbled from the dust" finds itself in Grizzly Bear "Veckatimest" territory and is a wonderful starting point for any downloads. One of albums highlight follows namely "Restoration" a powerful anthem starting with a guitar coda, tapping drum sticks and building into a fine old rock concoction. Its great stuff and provides a real contrast to one of the albums equally fine moments "Slippery when wet" (not Bon Jovi thank god) a sparse banjo led acoustic song so light that if you left it in the wind it would blow away.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
"No Ghost" 2 Jun. 2010
By Kyle Freeland - Published on
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The Acorn have crafted some of most diverse and emotionally stimulating album i've heard in a while. There is something to be found on every song, and it progressivley gets better and better with every listen. For one, I've only had this album for about 42 hours and already its one of the fastest growers i've the plessure of listening too. The opener "Cobbled from dust" immedially introduces you into the sound and tone of the album. Lyrically its warm, and heartfelt yet being experimental and familar all at the same time. Theres "Rock" songs to be found here as well. "Crossed the Wire" is a monster of song, throwing you into an entire diffrent pace from soft spoken songs like "misplaced". But the song that really sticks out on this album is "No ghost", which in my opinion is song of the year. Isolation seemed to be the key to the music writing, which the band took too after living in a cottage in Northern quebec. There's a real wilderness feel too all of it. Theres much more to be said about "No ghost". These guys clearly know exactly how to crafted something for the listener on a very personal level. By far the one of the best of 2010, Every music lover needs this album, everyone.
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Amazing and Deep 13 Nov. 2010
By Joshua A. Doe - Published on
Each song is a completely different beast, and by beast I mean beautiful piece of music. I can't recommend this album enough. They remind me of all the good things I love about bands like The Decemberists, Okkervil River, Beirut and The Arcade Fire. The album definitely grows on you too. Give it a listen; you won't be disappointed.
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Awesome! 10 Jan. 2011
By Mike - Published on
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Only recently got turned on to The Acorn, and I love their music! Great musicianship, wonderful harmonies, and intelligent lyrics. I highly recommend this album to anyone interested in this genre.
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