Khruangbin and Leon Bridges Give us Their Texas Moon

Khruangbin & Leon Bridges present Texas Moon

This new format of writing music reviews is new. I’m kind of a fat kid, and my exercise of choice is to get on a treadmill and sweat it out. So to write reviews and get my exercise in I’m going to be writing them whilst working out. Then editing them later whilst drinking a beer.

Track 1: Doris (10/10)

This is a beautiful track. I’ve lost many people in my life, most recently the incredible Jontae Spinner. The lyrics in this song reverberate deep in my soul.

iPhone capture of lyrics from Doris by Khruangbin and Leon Bridges

Track 2: B-Side (8/10)

That may not be a fair grade. For many people this might be a 10/10, maybe even 11/10. But it’s a little too comfortable for my taste. Everyone involved in this track has the talent to do so much more!

Track 3: Chocolate Hills (9/10)

I was going to give this song an 8, but it grew on me! This is a lovely little love ballad. I could get my wife pregnant with this song, shoot I might try tonight.

Track 4: Father Father (7/10)

Meh. Sometimes fathers are shitty. I know mine is. For me music is an escape from the things that have hurt me. My father being potentially the most painful example. I’m not feeling this track.

Track 5: Mariella (10/10)

This is a lovely song with a much needed Khruangbin jam-out. You just need to hear it for yourself because my descriptions won’t give the song justice. Check it out!

iPhone capture of lyrics from Mariella by Khruangbin and Leon Bridges

Total score, 44/50 88% B+

Photo taken at the Student Recreation Center at University of Oregon


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