The Official Subreddit of the Indie Folk band The Lumineers! This track introduces Gloria, the family matriarch who inspired by an actual relative of Lumineers vocalist Wesley Schultz's that was an alcoholic. Gloria has a son, named Jimmy. Wesley and Jeremy wanted to express the pain they’ve experienced from friendships and relationships with addicts, and they chose to use the specific idea of cyclical addiction and how it affects those around oneself and can be passed on, almost hereditarily. His wife Bonnie left him (for reasons unknown) forcing him to raise their son Junior alone. Please feel free to comment with any feedback or suggestions! III is a prosaic title for a release as ambitious as the Lumineers' third effort. Like it could be III’s “patience”. Chapter 2 is Junior Sparks and Chapter 3 is Jimmy Sparks, I just saw that, must have missed. While its predecessors shone with their naïve energy and natural rawness of sonic intentions, III is certainly the mark of a band that has gained experience and maturity over the course of its career. Save 10% on 3 select item(s) FREE Shipping. I can't imagine what it's like for the actual girl, hearing her story told like this. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. A quick frame of mind to help with the context of the story: III is a story of generational addiction. Audio CD Here, he sings about a family relationship that struggles with substances. The album is very complex, along with the music videos. ‘Gloria,’ obviously, is the culmination of her character and the addiction she struggles with. Such a lame name for a great song, hope it's just a temporary name, was looking for it half an hour knowing it was part of an other song but always skipped the refrains... now i know "sleeping on the floor". The Lumineers - Life In The City (Live At Mission Ballroom, USA / 2019) The Lumineers - Salt And The Sea (Part 10 Of 10) The Lumineers - April (Part 9 Of 10) The Lumineers - Jimmy Sparks (Part 8 Of 10) The Lumineers - My Cell (Part 7 Of 10) [EXPLICIT] The Lumineers - Left For Denver (Part 6 Of 10) It’s a musical, artistic puzzle and short movie, all packaged into one. His section comes last in the triad of EPs but is second chronologically. The song ends with a beautiful interpolation of Gloria’s post-chorus, a genius way to portray Gloria’s influence and the effect of her choices and summate the message of the album. The Lumineers’ latest record “III” is an ambitious third offering that has been rolling out in chapter-like EPs since May. I thought that cleopatra line as a reference, never thought there's a connection. Ryan Feyre. The Lumineer’s third studio album titled III is not just a an album. It takes the perspective of the individual Gloria’s addiction is affecting, allowing Wesley and Jeremiah’s personal pain and confusion to really shine through. They may have explored a few more stylistic avenues, but The Lumineers have remained rooted to wherever they have drawn their influences, carrying these modestly on their bosoms and … — Image courtesy of Flickr user David Lee Let me start, I believe chapter two will be about Jimmy and three is Junior, They have a post on Instagram a week ago sharing this. I have a lot of respect for The Lumineers, along with the director Isaac Ravishankara, for this amazing story. On Friday, The Lumineers released the remainder of their third album, called “III.” This remainder, part of the album’s three-chapter serial output, contained the final four songs to complement the six songs already out in the world. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the thelumineers community. It’s open-ended and I applaud that. 1,228 Views To stick with this recurring theme of … The band’s newest album, aptly titled “III,” is their third studio album, coming three years after their last release in 2016. Somehow, light breaks in. Interesting choice. The full short film has yet to be released, but six out of ten parts are currently on YouTube. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The lore is really deep in this album and I’m trying to decipher it all. The Lumineers’ third full-length studio album III is a masterful story, a collection of songs that listens like an Academy Award-winning film, a recounting and a reckoning – it is a piece of work unique to anything in the industry that has come before it. Message the mod if you'd like to contribute. Review Rating. Chapter III - Jimmy Sparks-My Cell-Jimmy Sparks-April-Salt and the Sea Rated #1249 in the best albums of 2019. Wesley and Jeremy wanted to express the pain they’ve experienced from friendships and relationships with addicts, and they chose to use the specific idea of cyclical addiction and how it affects those around oneself and can be passed on, almost hereditarily. The Lumineers have told their own story in "III," a 10-track concept album composed of three chapters that follows the fictitious Sparks family. And then there’s that Bella character in the music video. From a certain perspective, ‘Salt and the Sea’ can describe his isolation and addiction. “Your mother never was one” refers to Donna never really being a mother, suggesting that Gloria’s upbringing could be a (the?) The best resource out there was a Facebook post on their page that included errors, so I decided to create my own guide to the key characters and themes of III. 7. Hey everyone! III is the third studio album by American indie folk band The Lumineers. Can't wait for the music video. The Lumineers - III. comment. Chapter I includes songs “Donna,” “Life in the City” and “Gloria.” Chapter II features “It Wasn’t Easy To Be Happy For You,” “Leader of the Landslide” and “Left for Denver.” The … Vinyl $139.36 $ 139. The titular ‘Jimmy Sparks’ explores Jimmy’s mindset and struggles as a single parent. "Leader Of The Landslide" "Salt And The Sea" Already one of the biggest bands in the world, The Lumineers did something adventurous on the group's third album, III: … Indie Folk. Addeddate 2019-09-14 06:56:45 Identifier thelumineers-iii2019 Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.4. plus-circle Add Review. Ryan Feyre is a writer for The Young Folks. The Lumineers - It Wasn't Easy To Be Happy For You (Part 4 Of 10) The Lumineers - Chapter II: Junior Sparks (trailer) The Lumineers - Life In The City (Part 2 Of 10) The Lumineers - Donna (Part 1 Of 10) The Lumineers - Gloria (Part 3 Of 10) The Lumineers - Chapter 1: Gloria Sparks (Trailer) Two-time GRAMMY-nominated band The Lumineers are back with their third album, III, a cinematic piece presented as a narrative in three chapters, with each one centering on one main character. The Lumineers: Complete Vinyl Studio Album Discography (Self Titled / Cleopatra / III) with Bonus Art Card. I feel like the song called ”Soundtrack song” might be the piano song they used in the short video when they first announced the new album/single on Instagram. The Lumineers III album review. The clip follows protagonist Gloria Sparks (Anna Cordell) as … By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. For fans to come together and share everything for this great band. It’s as if we are walking on the shards of a broken mirror in the middle of the night, and our eyes catch the reflection of a twinkling star. In III, the Lumineers tackle addiction emphatically, from a very deeper place inside heart. The Lumineers depict the struggles of an alcoholic mother in their unsettling “Gloria” video. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. I think ending the record with ‘Salt and the Sea’ is a perfect way to close. 5.0 out of 5 stars 7. I found out Living in the city is actual older than Sleep on the floor, there’s a live version on YouTube from 6 years ago. r/Lumineers: For fans to come together and share everything for this great band. On their third album, cleverly titled “III,” The Lumineers continue their tradition of storytelling on a much more ambitious, personal scale. The first EP of the record begins with Gloria. Schultz and his bandmate Jeremiah Fraites patiently played by the music industry's rules, releasing their first two albums, 2012's "The Lumineers" and 2016's "Cleopatra," the traditional way. The Lumineers will be touring North America throughout 2020 for the album. Of course that could be referring to Donna. A quick frame of mind to help with the context of the story: III is a story of generational addiction. The Lumineers. Chapter 2 is Junior Sparks and Chapter 3 is Jimmy Sparks. Once they proved themselves worthy of experimentation, … Schultz explained to Radio.com that "Gloria" is … Reviews There are no reviews yet. Message the mod if you'd like to contribute. The most important song here (Wesley’s and my favorite) is Leader of the Landslide,’ showing Junior dealing with his father’s addiction and the absence of his mother. Two-time Grammy-nominated band, The Lumineers, released their third album, III, on Friday the 13th. 36 $149.36 $149.36. The first song ‘Donna’ frames our perspective of Gloria through the affect her mother Donna had on her. Jimmy’s story is darkest, and the song is open to interpretation. The full album, “III,” is available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube Music. I thought it would be chronological since Junior is the youngest. The Bad. Share This. The Good. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Released 13 September 2019 on Dualtone. 0 0 0. Only 2 left in stock - order soon. The Lumineers have taken their latest album, III, as an opportunity to shine a light on a topic that's close to many of the members' lives — addiction. III’s concept began while the band was writing in the Catskill mountains, where producer Simone Felice works. by The Lumineers. 7 10. factor that leads to her alcoholism. The album is split into three EPs, one for each main character. Chapter I, “Gloria Sparks,” was released in May and introduced the world to The Lumineers’ newest project through From another, it provides a glimmer of hope amidst all the darkness. The Lumineers’ III is a visual exploration of the band’s third and latest album. Perhaps sometime in the future I’ll go through the music videos and lay out the narrative linearly, but for now, I hope this helps simplify the idea of the album to anyone approaching it for the first time or looking for a summary. The numeric title carries a double meaning: the album is a song cycle told in three parts, with the first two available as a digital EP prior to the September 2019 release of III.Through these three chapters, the Lumineers tell a tale of the long-lasting ramifications of addiction and co-dependence. Tags the lumineers. I really want to know what Cleopatra has to do with The Sparks’ story. The Lumineers Present: #ColoradoGivesBack To Benefit MusiCares & The Colorado Restaurant Association May 7, 2020 Please join us tomorrow, Friday May 8th for The Lumineers Present: #ColoradoGivesBack, a live-stream event hosted by eTown Radio’s Nick Forster and 973kbco’s Bret Saunders to benefit MusiCares and the Colorado Restaurant Association. The Lumineers - III (2019) Topics albume. Genres: Folk Pop, Folk Rock, Americana. The album was released on September 13, 2019. The Lumineers - Leader Of The Landslide â ¦ It is best described by the group themselves, â The album is a cinematic narrative told in three chapters. Am I the only one who is very familiar with the 3th verse of "Living in the city"? III, an Album by The Lumineers. The last caveat I’ll add is that it’s important to remember that this isn’t all meant to be taken too literally, art is subjective and the general ideas are what matter most. Cookies help us deliver our Services. The full short film has yet to be released, but six out of ten parts are currently on YouTube. Songs like ‘Life in the City,’ parts of ‘Jimmy Sparks’ and It Wasn't Easy to Be Happy for You’ add dimension and depth to the characters but are not the primary drivers of III’s themes. Thanks a lot! It’s important to note that this summary is compiled only from the album itself and interviews Wes and Jer have given. The Lumineers in III are prophets of this light. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. She’s reference in Life and I think in Donna they say Gloria has a daughter. Thanks for reading. By the way Gloria cheats on his husband right? Chapter II - Junior Sparks-It wasn't easy to be happy for you-Leader of the Landslide-Left for Denver. One of the many reasons why The Lumineers are one of my favorite bands :) I’m beyond excited to see The Lumineers at their first show of the III tour in the US: January 31st in Asheville. We get glances into how he handles his isolation and copes with his pain. Ten years ago, The Lumineers frontman Wesley Schultz wrote down an idea in his notebook: he wanted to put an album out in three chapters. III On The Lumineers’ audacious new album, III (Dualtone, September 13), every note, every syllable, and every moment of silence in between is emotionally charged. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Lumineers - III at Discogs. I’ve been listening to their music to get ready and I wanted to find a definitive guide to the family tree in III and how the characters relate but couldn’t find anything satisfactory. The tale is … The Lumineers, a folk rock band based in Denver, Colorado, have come a long way since their initial 2012 Billboard hit “Ho Hey”. The Lumineers have finally dropped their long-awaited album III, a follow up to 2016’s Cleopatra.Like its predecessor, III is a concept album that tells the tale of the Sparks family and how each member struggles with addiction. With all said, here's my summary! We come to the end with Junior. Be the first one to write a review. Thematically speaking, ‘Donna’ and ‘Gloria’ are the important tracks here. They have a post on Instagram a week ago sharing this. Press J to jump to the feed. Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your The Lumineers collection. Through its course, songwriters Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites make it emphatically clear that the arrangements don’t have to be dense for the songs to be intense.