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  • Performer: Monsters Of Folk
  • Title: Monsters Of Folk
  • Genre: Rock / World, Country
  • Country: US
  • Released: 2010
  • Style: Folk Rock
  • MP3 album: 1320 mb
  • FLAC album: 1180 mb
  • Rating: 4.2/5
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Monsters Of Folk - Monsters Of Folk mp3 album

Monsters of Folk is the self-titled first studio album by American indie rock band Monsters of Folk, a group that consists of the artists Jim James, Conor Oberst, M. Ward, and Mike Mogis. Originally slated for release in 2010, the album was released through Shangri-La Music and Rough Trade on September 22, 2009. Dear God (sincerely . " samples Trevor Dandy's 1970 gospel song "Is There Any Love.

Monsters of folk would like to thank the many fans who submitted an entry to the Dear god video contest. We are currently watching the videos, and will be announcing a winner in the coming weeks. Dear god video contest! We are looking for someone to create a compelling video for the song Dear god. All you have to do is create a video, post IT to youtube, and tag IT with the words Dear folk monster.

Monsters of Folk is an indie folk supergroup consisting of Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes and several other groups), Mike Mogis (of Bright Eyes and Lullaby For The Working Class), Jim James (of My Morning Jacket) and M. Ward (of She & Him as well as a successful solo musician). Ward also plays keyboards and Mogis and James play drums on the album.

Album · 2009 · 15 Songs. More By Monsters of Folk. See All. Say Please - Single. Whole Lotta Losin’ - Single. Dear God . - Single.

This album has an average beat per minute of 112 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 70/196 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Monsters of Folk. BPM Profile Monsters of Folk. Album starts at 82BPM, ends at 154BPM (+72), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Get the Tempo of more than 6 Million songs.

An album about God and love, neighbors and friends, it's the sort of lived-in record that too often feels too comfortable to compel.

Truth be told, Monsters of Folk's emphasis on harmony vocals and atmospheric arrangements has just as much in common with the work of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, even if the political concerns that grounded that group are mostly absent here.

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A1 Dear God (Sincerely M.O.F.)
Electric Piano [Wurly], Steel Guitar, Effects [Sound] – Mike*Vocals, Bass – Conor*Vocals, Drum Programming, Guitar, Mellotron [Tron], Synthesizer – Yim*Vocals, Guitar – Matt*
A2 Say Please
Bass, Vocals – Matt*Drums, Vocals – Yim*Electric Guitar, Organ, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals – Mike*Guitar, Vocals – Conor*
A3 Whole Lotta Losin'
Drum Programming, Percussion, Bass [Solo], Synthesizer, Vocals – Yim*Guitar [Baritone] – Mike*Vocals – Conor*Vocals, Guitar, Piano – Matt*
A4 Temazcal
Bass, Backing Vocals – Yim*Drum Programming, Synthesizer, Electric Piano [Wurly] – Mike*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Matt*Vocals, Guitar – Conor*
B1 The Right Place
Bass, Backing Vocals – Matt*Guitar, Piano [Tac], Backing Vocals – Conor*Mandolin, Steel Guitar, Vocals – Mike*Vocals, Drums, Guitar, Synthesizer – Yim*
B2 Baby Boomer
Bass, Vocals – Yim*Drums, Percussion, Vocals – Conor*Steel Guitar – Mike*Vocals, Guitar – Matt*
B3 Man Named Truth
Bass, Backing Vocals – Yim*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Matt*Mandolin, Guitar [Baritone], Percussion, Backing Vocals – Mike*Vocals, Guitar – Conor*
B4 Goodway
Backing Vocals, Guitar – Conor*Bass, Backing Vocals – Yim*Mandolin, Resonator Guitar [Dobro] – Mike*Vocals, Guitar – Matt*
C1 Ahead Of The Curve
Bass, Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion – Mike*Drums, Backing Vocals – Yim*Guitar, Backing Vocals, Electric Piano [Wurly] – Matt*Vocals, Guitar – Conor*
C2 Slow Down
Backing Vocals – Yim*Piano, Steel Drums – Conor*Steel Guitar, Bass, Bongos, Percussion – Mike*Vocals, Guitar – Matt*
C3 Losin Yo Head
Bass – Mike*Drums, Backing Vocals, Mellotron [Tron] – Conor*Guitar, Piano, Backing Vocals – Matt*Vocals, Guitar, Mellotron [Tron] – Yim*
C4 Magic Marker
Drums, Resonator Guitar [Dobro], Percussion – Mike*Electric Piano [Wurly], Bass, Backing Vocals – Matt*Guitar [Baritone], Backing Vocals – Conor*Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer – Yim*
D1 Map Of The World
Acoustic Guitar [Ebow], Percussion – Mike*Bass [Synth], Guitar, Backing Vocals – Matt*Percussion, Guitar, Backing Vocals – Yim*Vocals, Guitar – Conor*
D2 The Sandman, The Brakeman And Me
Backing Vocals – Conor*, Yim*Synthesizer, Cymbal – Mike*Vocals, Guitar – Matt*
D3 His Master's Voice
Backing Vocals, Guitar – Conor*Guitar [Magic Lil], Effects – Mike*Piano, Backing Vocals – Matt*Vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer, Other [Sirens], Drums – Yim*


  • Art Direction, Design – Gary Burden, Jenice Heo
  • Engineer [Additional] – A.J. Mogis (tracks: A3), Adam Selzer (tracks: D2)
  • Illustration [Illustrations] – Matthew Hollings
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Performer – Conor Oberst, Yim Yames*, M. Ward, Mike Mogis
  • Photography By – Autumn De Wilde*
  • Photography By [Booklet Inside Back Cover] – Butch Hogan
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Mike Mogis
  • Written-By, Producer – Monsters Of Folk


Recorded at ARC in Omaha, NE and Shangri-La Studio in Malibu, CA.
Additional engineering at ARC on "Whole Lotta Losin".
Additional engineering at Type Foundry in Portland, OR on "The Sandman, the Brakeman and Me"
Mastered at Gateway in Portland, ME.
"Dear God" contains a sample of "Is There Any Love" preformed by Trevor Dandy, Courtesy of The Numero Group.

Double LP with gate-fold cover with 20 page lyric book.

Special Limited Edition 2nd Run on Clear Blue Vinyl released for Record Store Day 2010.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8-11771-01049-1
  • Barcode (Sticker): 8-11771-01070-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
101058 Monsters Of Folk Monsters Of Folk ‎(CD, Album) Shangri-La Music 101058 US 2009
101047 Monsters Of Folk Monsters Of Folk ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd) Shangri-La Music 101047 US 2009
none Monsters Of Folk Monsters Of Folk ‎(CDr, Album, Copy Prot., Promo, Wat) Rough Trade none Europe 2009
101044 Monsters Of Folk Monsters Of Folk ‎(CD, Album) Shangri-La Music 101044 US 2009
PCD-93292 Monsters Of Folk Monsters Of Folk ‎(CD, Album) P-Vine Records PCD-93292 Japan 2009

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