2003 (posted 7 may)
Wow. Where to begin? Things change so much this year. I know I probably sound absurdly hyperbolic at this point, but this period of tMG history (2002–04) is my absolute favorite.
What a superb album. The title track is deceptively simple. The more I listen to it, the more I enjoy it. Also, there is some cool spookiness surrounding very quiet words in the background of the song, so that is fun. I never get tired of the segue from the end of Tallahassee into First Few Desperate Hours... and the rest of First Few Desperate Hours. This is definitely my favorite song on the album.
I still remember the first time I heard No Children. It was in the best possible way, in context of the album as a whole. After the album was finished, I remember thinking "that one song with the piano was very memorable". …