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2012-11-06 12:35:18 UTC

Seattle, United States (1995 – 2003)

Mat Brooke and Jenn Ghetto formed Carissa’s Wierd out of Seattle in 1995, and released three albums before their 2003 breakup. Their plaintive, melancholy, beautiful music won over many who were fortunate enough to be exposed to it. The band’s lineup changed throughout the band’s existence.

Mainstays in the band included violinist Sarah Standard, drummer (and later bassist) ben bridwell, drummer Sera Cahoone, drummer Creighton Barrett, and keyboard/accordian player Jeff Hellis. Their final album, Songs About Leaving, was a modest success in the Northwest, topping many critics charts and leaving fans hungry for more.

Sadly, the band decided to go their separate ways in September of 2003. Jenn Ghetto is now in the band S and Mat and Ben went on to create Band of Horses. Mat has since moved on to become part of Grand Archives and Sera Cahoone has launched her solo career. As of April 2007, both Grand Archives and Sera Cahoone have been signed to Sub Pop Records.

This post obviously goes for fans of [ Idaho ], [ Ida ], [ Mojave 3 ], [ Codein ] and the likes. LOVE IT THOUGH.

You Should Be at Home Here Artist - Carissa's Wierd Album - You Should Be at Home Here Release Date - 2001 Genre - Indie, Slow-core, Sad-core Tracklist 1 Brooke Daniels' Tiny Broken Fingers 3:16 2 The Color That Your Eyes Changed With the Color of Your Hair 5:22 3 Halfway Spoken Heart That Feels Comfort in Everything Until It Disappears and Then Its Gone 5:09 4 A Loose Hair Falls Into a Glass of Water Without Ice 3:08 5 Fear Not My Friend for Tonight We Ride 2:39 6 Blessed Arms That Hold You Tight, Freezing Cold and Alone 5:27 7 All Apologies and Smiles, Yours Truely, Ugly Valentine 2:48 8 The Ghost of a Dead Hummingbird Flying Around the Room 7:50 9 The Part About the Vine Thats Growing Through the Window and Reaching Towards My Bed 10:48 10 You Should Be at Home Here 5:38 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Carissa's Wierd - You Should Be at Home Here Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Songs About Leaving Artist - Carissa's Wierd Album - Songs About Leaving Release Date - 2002 Genre - Indie, Slow-core, Sad-core Tracklist 1 You Should Be Hated Here 2:37 2 Silently Leaving the Room 3:19 3 So You Wanna Be a Superhero 3:39 4 September Come Take This Heart Away 6:28 5 Ignorant Piece of Shit 3:14 6 The Piano Song 2:03 7 They'll Only Miss You When You Leave 4:46 8 A New Holiday (November 16th) 1:52 9 Farewell to All These Rotten Teeth 5:23 10 Sofisticated Fuck Princess Please Leave Me Alone 3:07 11 Low Budget Slow Motion Soundtrack Song for the Leaving Scene 5:16 12 (March 19th 1983) It Was Probably Green 2:53 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Carissa's Wierd - Songs About Leaving Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I Before E Artist - Carissa's Wierd Album - I Before E Release Date - 2004 Genre - Indie, Slow-core, Sad-core Tracklist 1 Phantom Fireworks 5:32 2 Die 5:18 3 Champagne Glass 4:48 4 Heather Rhodes 2:53 5 Drunk With the Only Saints I Know 3:28 6 A Bathtile Green 3:34 7 One Night Stand 3:45 8 Brooke Daniel's Tiny Broken Fingers 3:27 9 September Come Please Take This Heart Away 5:43 10 Blankets Stare 4:06 11 Flourescent Lights 4:59 12 Ignorant Piece of Shit 3:19 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Carissa's Wierd - I Before E Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scrap Book Artist - Carissa's Wierd Album - Scrap Book Release Date - 2003 Genre - Indie, Slow-core, Sad-core Tracklist 1 Sympathy Bush 2 Figure It Out 3 Sharin' A Hole 4 Unfaileable 5 Smiths 6 Chelsea Hotel 7 Sympathy Bush Remix 8 Gauze 9 Joy Division 10 John Fruciante 11 Ugly Valentine 12 Leather Rhodes -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Carissa's Wierd - Scrap Book Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ugly But Honest 1996 - 1999 Artist - Carissa's Wierd Album - Ugly But Honest 1996:1999 Release Date - 2000 Genre - Indie, Slow-core, Sad-core Tracklist 1 Heather Rhodes 2:26 2 Drunk W/ the Only Saints I Know 3:00 3 Lazy Eyelids 9:11 4 To Be There Now 4:49 5 One Night Stand 4:31 6 Sitting in The Smoking Lounge of an Airport With a Broken Heart 4:55 7 Blankets Stare 3:18 8 Fluorescent Lights 4:25 9 A Bathtile Green 3:08 10 Some Days Are Better Than Others 6:46 11 Alphabet on the Manhole 14:19 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Carissa's Weird - Ugly But Honest Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Idaho ~ Rivulets ~ Ida ~ Built To Spill ~ Lo-Fine --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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