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I’m entering my early 30s, and looking back, there are only a few artists whose entire career I’ve followed from the start without missing a single album.
Coincidentally, two of them are bands called…
The Kills… and… The Killers…
Why do I love bands with murderous names?
What does that say about me heh?
Anyway, I can confidently say that these three: The Kills, The Killers and Laura Marling; are my top 3 all time favorite musicians / artists.
Yes, I grew up with them, but they especially became even more important during my college-university years. All three had records out between 2008-2012 and these records became super influential in my life as those years were difficult years for me with living abroad and depression.
And thank the lord they’re all quite prolific. I just couldn’t pick 5 albums. I’m including The Dead Weather into Alison’s discography since really she’s it for me (sorry Jamie), Brandon’s two solo albums cos the Killers without him is what?, and LUMP for Laura (plus, her own two other albums, damn this girl is PRODUCTIVE AS HELL).
Out of all these amazing records, the following albums were my rock during those years in university and therefore hold a special place in my heart:
- Sea of Cowards (DW, 2010)
- Flamingo (BF, 2010)
- A Creature I Don’t Know (LM, 2011)
- Blood Pressures (Kills, 2011)
- Battle Born (Killers, 2012)
All of these records…my days and my nights, man. My days and my nights.