#3 Album of 2014, Lost in the Dream by The War on Drugs / by Rollie Agado

One of my favorite things to do when pouring over critics best of 2014 lists is seeing where the War on Drugs album - Lost in the Dream ranks.  I believe we ranked it #2 over at the Bearded Gentlemen Music, and it came in at #3 on Pitchfork.

I honestly can't think of an album I wanted to listen to more before I finally scored my copy at the beginning of the year.  I remember listening to it and kinda reveling in the sadness of the record...  it reminded me of listening to music on the Radio as a kid in the 80's.  I heard bits of Dire Straits, Tom Petty, Dylan and Mellencamp in the music too...  

It's possibly the finest indie recording of the year and if it wasn't for a pair of records that pulled on my heart strings a little more - it would have easily been my album of the year.

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