From the Forest to the Sea

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From the Forest to the Sea
SEE From the Forest to the Sea.jpg
Studio album by Southeast Engine
Released February 17, 2009
Recorded June 9 – 13, 2008
Genre Indie rock, folk rock
Label Misra Records
Southeast Engine chronology
A Wheel Within A Wheel
(2007)A Wheel Within A Wheel2007
From the Forest to the Sea
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The A.V. Club (B+) link
Cokemachine Glow (81%) link
Paste (7.4/10) link
PopMatters 8/10 stars link

From the Forest to the Sea is the fifth full-length recording by Southeast Engine, released in 2009 on Misra Records. The band recorded the album almost entirely live to analog tape in the abandoned auditorium of a middle school from the 19th century.[1]

The album has been met mostly with critical praise. Review collation website Metacritic currently has From the Forest to the Sea listed at a weighted average of 84 percent.[2]

This was the last album to feature keyboardist Michael Lachman; he was replaced by multi-instrumentalist Billy Matheny after his departure.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Forest Pt. I" – 3:02
  2. "The Forest Pt. II" – 3:23
  3. "The Forest Pt. III" – 3:09
  4. "Law-Abiding Citizen" – 2:56
  5. "Two of Every Kind" – 3:40
  6. "Black Gold" – 4:12
  7. "Easier Said Than Done" – 2:55
  8. "Quest for Noah's Ark" – 4:53
  9. "Preparing for the Flood" – 3:58
  10. "Malcontent" - 2:08
  11. "Sea of Galilee" - 3:57
  12. "From the Roots of Your Mountains to Your Holy Temple" – 4:20

All songs written and performed by Southeast Engine.

Personnel[edit]

  • Adam Remnant: vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Jesse Remnant: bass, harmony vocals
  • Michael Lachman: piano, Wandering Genie, organ
  • Leo DeLuca: drums, percussion

References[edit]