Jun 092011

Band of Horses is a band praised for the utter beauty that they constantly bring to every song they craft. On many of their songs, like “No One’s Gonna Love You” (Best Cover of 2010), “Marry Song,” or even “Our Swords”, the band tackles heavy topics like love, loss and death with delicate words and effortlessly gorgeous music. Their song “The Funeral”, a tribute to the feeling of emptiness that comes with losing someone you love, is no exception: while the song starts out slow and sad, it finishes on a shining, hopeful note with heavy drums and guitars and a declaration of “and every occasion/I’ll be ready for the funeral.” Continue reading »