The Early November
The Shins - Everybody and their grandma has heard Caring Is Creepy by now, I'm sure. I love that song so hard, and it's entirely because of that song that The Shins are on my list, and though I have a few of their other songs in my library (New Slang, Saint Simon, and Turn on Me), not one of them reaches the genius of Caring is Creepy, in my opinion.
I was disappointed to find that the rest of their work also falls short of that song for me. I don't know, perhaps it was wrong for me to set such high expectations for the band because of this one song, but I guess it was something I did subconsciously. I can't even rightfully describe their music right now because none of their other songs stuck with me long enough to make any kind of an impression. …