“Christmas 1983” by Pan•American

The good folks over at Kranky have been posting MP3 giveaways for awhile, and right now, the download is a track from Pan American entitled “Christmas 1983.” It was recorded during the Quiet City sessions, and while not quite as realized as that album’s material, it’s still a gorgeous track in its own right, full of Morricone-esque guitars, twilit static drones, and Mark Nelson’s hushed vocals and cryptic lyrics.

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