Grouper

The Man Who Died In His Boat

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Record Label
Kranky Records

About this item

“When I was a teenager the wreckage of a sailboat washed up on the shore of Agate Beach. The remains of the vessel weren't removed for several days. I walked down with my father to peer inside the boat cabin. Maps, coffee cups and clothing were strewn around inside.

“I remember looking only briefly, wilted by the feeling that I was violating some remnant of this man's presence by witnessing the evidence of its failure. Later I read a story about him in the paper. It was impossible to know what had happened. The boat had never crashed or capsized. He had simply slipped off somehow, and the boat, like a riderless horse, eventually came back home.”

The Man Who Died in His Boat is an album of unreleased songs recorded alongside the Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill album.

TRACK LISTING

01 6 
02 Vital 
03 Cloud In Places 
04 Being Her Shadow 
05 Cover The Long Way
06 Difference (Voices) 
07Vanishing Point 
08 The Man Who Died In His Boat 
09 Towers 
10 STS 
11 Living Room

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