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Jon Auer is most well known for being one half of The Posies creative team, along with Ken Stringfellow. Auer’s solo recordings demonstrate his considerable influence to the success of The Posies. In particular, SONGS FROM THE YEAR OF OUR DEMISE achieves new levels of melody and lyrical brilliance. The song “Bottom of the Bottle” will resonate with anyone who has dated someone who drinks a “little too much,” and “Six Feet Under” may be one of the most depressing (yet cathartic) break-up songs ever written. SONGS FROM THE YEAR OF OUR DEMISE, BLOOD ON THE TRACKS, and SEA CHANGE are the holy trinity of break-up albums.


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  • Waltz3

    This man should release more solo material. Songs from the Year of Our Demise is downright beautiful.

    7 Oct 2010 Reply
  • hoojeebo

    If you love Ken Stringfellow (which I also do), then leave him props on his page! There is only room for Jon Auer love over here. Thank you. You've been a musical inspiration since I was a teen in Everett, WA, man. Keep up the amazing work.

    27 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Dsus4

    i tastefully left my bells at home and just listened in awe

    5 Feb 2009 Reply
  • CherryLiiips

    I love it! <3

    25 Aug 2008 Reply
  • dreamingviola

    I love Jon!

    3 Apr 2008 Reply
  • nelsonpoket

    the perfect size is ace

    25 Apr 2007 Reply
  • caro_g

    gotta agree with magnilex. he is great but ken's stuff is just amazing!

    19 Feb 2007 Reply
  • TheWuzz

    Jon's solo album is an emotional ride from joy to sadness and back again. The voice of an angel. I love it.

    14 Nov 2006 Reply
  • magnilex

    Jon's solo stuff doesn't affect me as much as Ken's. The new album sounds good, but it's not any where near songs like apology...

    26 Oct 2006 Reply
  • reversedaks

    the next best thing to elliott? perhaps

    14 Jun 2006 Reply

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