The 20 Best My Morning Jacket Songs
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10. “The Way That He Sings”
Jim James wrote “The Way That He Sings” to describe the way great singers can make you lose yourself in a certain song or sound. Looking back, this song does the same thing—except this time with James himself.
9. “Run Thru”
Rolling Stone included “Run Thru” on their ‘100 Greatest Guitar Songs’ list—a decision we would most certainly agree with.
Jim James seeks advice from Madonna (“Boy, you better learn to express yourself!”), while ripping out one of his most memorable guitar riffs to date.
7. “I Will Sing You Songs”
Jim James wistfully pulls our heartstrings out on this nine-minute number.
6. “Lay Low”
This second half of this song captures the essence of My Morning Jacket live.
5. “Xmas Curtain”
This At Dawn standout resides among the best work from My Morning Jacket’s early years.
A modern Americana masterpiece.
Jim James takes on religious imagery in biblical proportions.
We think Urban Dictionary’s definition for Mahgeetah says it all.
1. “One Big Holiday”
Originally written about My Morning Jacket being discovered as a band, “One Big Holiday” celebrates how rock ’n’ roll today can be done and should be done.