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Chapter 220: One More Hour

Folk rock & indie

The film Garden State both made and destroyed The Shins, by building the impossible expectation that songs like “New Slang” would literally change your life. The thing is, it’s only a slight overstatement. “New Slang” is unforgettable, introverted but gorgeous - and by 2001, bands like The Shins, Sleater Kinney and The New Pornographers were perfecting an open-hearted catharsis that mainstream rock had mostly abandoned. No, I don’t really get what “The Bleeding Heart Show” is about, but just try to make it to that final crescendo without being forever moved.
1. Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Timorous Me

2. Sleater-Kinney

Far Away

3. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)

4. Ben Folds Five


5. ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead

Relative Ways

6. Red House Painters

Have You Forgotten

7. Bob Dylan

Love Sick

8. Sleater Kinney

One More Hour

9. The New Pornographers

The Bleeding Heart Show

10. The Shins

New Slang