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10 Random Albums To Be Thankful For

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Surely, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect upon what you are truly grateful for. And family, friends and good health tend to make their way to the forefront of your mind. But what about music? Ah yes, music.

1. Local Natives - Gorilla Manor


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Local Natives - "Wide Eyes"

2. Freelance Whales - Weathervanes


Freelance Whales - "The Great Estates"

3. Brazos - Phosphorescent Blues


Brazos - "Kid"

4-10 after the jump!

4. The Zolas - Tic Toc Tic


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The Zolas - "The Great Collapse"

5. Mountain Man - S/T


Mountain Man - "Animal Tracks"

6. Whitley - Go Forth, Find Mammoth


Whitley - "Facades II"

7. Lusine - A Certain Distance


Lusine - "Twilight"

8. Lee Fields & The Expressions - My World


Lee Fields & The Expressions - "Ladies"

9. The Avett Brothers - I And Love And You


The Avett Brothers - "I And Love And You"

10. Taken By Trees - East of Eden


Taken By Trees - "Anna"