It all blends to form frustrated yet pensive sonic scenes. These guys do – telling stories torn from their hearts and dressed in music filled with feeling, passion and urgency. MP3 Music Verified Purchase. Rise Ye Sunken Ships Review. Goose bumps on the forearms?

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See all 24 reviews. Even the instrumental concluding track feels triumphant, with steady horns gradually ascending and descending, snippets of what sounds like sunekn interference, thwacking drums and slips of electronic ambience driving the song forward before everything slowly fades into a distorted crackle and then nothing.

If that sounds like heavy, difficult listening, it is. It’s good for the ears.

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aer I don’t want to spoil the ending. These songs tear the flesh from your bones with gentle devastation. The members of We Are Augustines have had their fair share of troubles over the years but Rise Ye Sunken Ships is a nod back to those problems as well as showing they all of them have come through the other side. Rise Ye Sunken Usnken is an incredibly personal album from McCarthy as it takes an audience through some truly dark time for the singer; including the death of both his mother and his brother.

Jim, the brother of lead singer and songwriter Billy McCarthy, had a very troubled past. If you choose to use this review on your site please link back to this page.


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We Are Augustines have been whipping up a storm in the U. I have listened to all genres of music closely since the mid’s when I was beginning to open my eyes and ears to the world Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Rise Ye Sunken Ships Label: Rise Ye Sunken Ships. Yf Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. After listening to this album, I’m surprised more people have not heard of We are Augustines. If you are a seller for this product, would you sunkem to suggest updates through seller support? It will carry you on its shoulders. McCarthy poured his heart and soul into this music, and while “don’t they all” may well be one’s dismissive reply, well, most do put their heart and soul into their music but not many have the intelligence and circumspection and narrative voice that’s displayed througout “Rise Rise Ye Sunken Ships.

You can’t help but relate each song to some invoking point in your life. For tise years, Jim remained in solitary confinement, his only escapes being small stints at more psychiatric hospitals.

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We Are Augustines: Rise Ye Sunken Ships Review

Can’t wait to hear their new release. Billy McCarthy, who is super charming by the way, has penned all of the songs on the album and the singer songwriter really has we are augustines rise ye sunken ships himself up in the writing of this record. Rise Ye Sunken Ships yw an album of desperation, hope and suunken pleas to a loved-and-lost brother. Please try again later. The build-ups, the layers, the delivery, the emotion, even the lyrics make listening a blast. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Audio CD, January 24, “Please retry”. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity Find out more about our use of this data. I was rendered speechless. They may be deeply affected by what has happened to them and they have poured all of that pain and emotion into this record to make it a truly emotional and beautiful album.