×
Rhapsody App for
Rhapsody International, Inc.
Get app Have the app

Around The Well

Around The Well by Iron & Wine
Released: May 2009
Label: Sub Pop Records
Sam Beam's serene slide guitar and acoustic picking is unmistakable, and though this compilation mixes unembellished home recordings with studio-polished, previously unreleased tracks, it's hard to differentiate the two -- at least from a poignancy perspective. The first half of Around the Well is the raw batch, with originals plus covers of the Postal Service's "Such Great Heights" and the Flaming Lips' "Waitin' for a Superman"; the second half ups the ambiance with (generally) more fleshed-out tracks in the vein of previous release The Shepherd's Dog.
Stephanie Benson
Rhapsody on your desktop or mobile device

Listen to the songs you love. Anytime, anywhere.

14 day free trial, then just $9.99/month for Rhapsody Premier. View all plans