Built to Spill – Some Things Last A Long Time

Oct 4th 2014 — Built to Spill,Music — 8:00 am

From the 1996 album “The Normal Years”.
A cover of a song by Daniel Johnston.

Built to Spill – “Made Up Dreams”

Oct 2nd 2012 — Built to Spill,Music — 8:37 pm

“No one wants to hear what you dreamt about, unless you dreamt about them. Don’t let that stop you, tell them anyway.”

Built to Spill – Kicked it in the Sun

Sep 15th 2011 — Built to Spill,Music — 9:45 am

So good.

Built to Spill @ The Wilma 11/17/10

Nov 19th 2010 — Built to Spill,Concert Photography,Music — 12:36 am

Built to Spill rocked the fuck out at the Wilma last night. This was my 5th time seeing them. I don’t have the setlist but I remember they played Dystopian Dream Girl , an awesome cover of the Grateful Dead song Ripple, The Weather, Carry the Zero, You Were Right (totally boss crowd sing-along), Kicked it in The Sun (hell yes), Conventional Wisdom, Hindsight, and The Wait. Basically the best songs in the universe. Before the encore Doug came out by himself and played the first 2 songs off his solo album acoustic, Offer and Dream. The crowd was enthusiastic and appreciative, as is typical with the shows I have been to in Montana.

Also, I had an encounter with Doug (the bearded man in the pictures below) downtown before the show as he was walking to his hotel with some carryout from El Cazador. I was at the Wilma breifly buying my ticket with a small hope that I would run into him, and I did. It was one of those times that makes me feel like there is some greater design than just existence.

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