Mount Eerie

A Crow Looked at Me

2017

This album was released 89 weeks ago.

89% ±6% 10 reviews
# Song 4WIM
1 Real Death
2 Seaweed
3 Ravens
4 Forest Fire
5 Swims
6 My Chasm
7 When I Take out the Garbage at Night
8 Emptiness, Pt. 2
9 Toothbrush / Trash
10 Soria Moria
11 Crow
Rating Source
-2% 4WIM Adjuster
89% 4WIM Rating
100% Dagens Nyheter
100% Pop Matters Though that’s not to say the song and the album it opens are without references to songwriter Phil Elverum's copious body of work prior to this point.
93% Consequence of Sound Less than a year after her death, Phil Elverum has returned with a new album as Mount Eerie, A Crow Looked at Me, an autobiographical chronicling of the months after her passing, written and recorded using her instruments.
92% Paste Magazine A Crow Looked at Me is the first time he has written about death, and there is no album quite like it.
90% No Ripcord
90% Pitchfork How often have you found yourself in the middle of a good book or movie, warming up to its world, making the magical passage through which its characters’ lives become temporarily real only to be sped into artificial reverence by someone dying?
90% Exclaim! Music
90% The 405 As most any fan of Phil Elverum – or music in general – is likely to know, his wife passed away after a brutal battle with cancer, not long after the birth of their daughter, their first – and last – child.
80% Under the Radar Magazine
80% NOW Toronto It could have been the title to this devastatingly intimate chronicle of the weeks and months after Elverum’s wife, Geneviève Castrée Elverum, died in July 2016 of pancreatic cancer.