- Summary: Rilo Kiley's Blake Sennett returns with a sophomore set for his side project, The Elected. Contributors include members of Eisley and Bright Eyes, as well as Rilo Kiley bandmate Jenny Lewis.
- Record Label: Sub Pop
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Entertainment WeeklyWith its airy harmonies, nature narrative, and weeping slide guitars, Sun is the sound of a kid with his feet on Hollywood Boulevard and his head in the Sierras. [3 Feb 2006, p.70]
Under The RadarAn album of depth, emotion, and grandiosity as big as the American heartland. [#12, p.91]
UncutSome of it sounds like coffee-shop background fodder. [Apr 2006, p.96]
drewcApr 19, 2007completely different direction than "me first" but just as lovely - if not more! biggest star is simply put, the best elected song ever completely different direction than "me first" but just as lovely - if not more! biggest star is simply put, the best elected song ever recorded. this album is terrific!… Expand
[Anonymous]Jul 7, 2006ffew
DimitrisCJan 9, 2007One of the best feel good albums of 2006. Highly recommended and highly addictive!!!
DaveTJan 24, 2006This is absolutely amazing album. The reviews are low, which I believe is quite an oversight. This year's "I'm Wide Awake" in my opinion...
AllanFFeb 9, 2006Really gorgeous and heartbreaking. It's hard to believe it was released the same day as Jenny Lewis' mess of a solo album -- this Really gorgeous and heartbreaking. It's hard to believe it was released the same day as Jenny Lewis' mess of a solo album -- this one exceeds it in every way. 'It Was Love' is the best track, and it can melt your heart completely. 'Fireflies in a Steel Mill' is gorgeous. Hell, it all is. Get it!… Expand
arturobJan 29, 2006very cool!
JohnElwayFeb 10, 2006SUCH a disappointment! Me First was a gem...this is a lump of coal.
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