The Lumineers - The Lumineers (2012)

Reason for Listening:
My Albums Scrobbled (2019).
Scrobbles: 2 (19) [18].* Scrobble/Album_Song_Count: 0.18 (1.19) [1.64].*
*Standard (Deluxe) [CommonStandard]

From 2012 to 2019 I've scrobbled tracks from this album (and the deluxe edition) a total of 106 (45) times, though 43 (2) scrobbles are attributed to "Ho Hey" and 17 (3) scrobbles are attributed to "Stubborn Love." Across those years, starting with 2012, the breakdown is 14, 20, 27, 14, 22 (26), 3, 4, and 2 (19) scrobbles.

Released 20120403.
11 songs. 42:15. The Lumineers (2012)
11+5 songs. 42:15+18:51. The Lumineers (2012)

I happened to scrobble each song on the standard edition at least once, but the scrobbles suggest I was not doing an album listen.
Second listen. Deluxe.
I'm on the fence on whether I should give "Flowers in Your Hair" a "1" or a "2"
Wow. I never really realized the lyrics to this song before. I like them. ("Dead Sea")
I liked this song a lot for a while, but then I outgrew it. ("Ho Hey")
I love the melody. ("Flapper Girl")
This song repeats the title but it doesn't sound repetitive - at least not enough to be annoying. ("Ain't Nobody's Problem")
I'm listening to various songs over and I move "Flowers in Your Hair" from a "1" to "3" and "Dead Sea" from a "2" to a "3."

Songs in bold are the bonus tracks on the deluxe edition.
3: "Flowers in Your Hair"; "Dead Sea";
2: "Ho Hey"; "Slow It Down"; "Charlie Boy"; "Slow It Down" (live);
1: "Stubborn Love"; "Flapper Girl";
0: "Classy Girls"; "Submarines"; "Big Parade"; "Morning Song"; "Ain't Nobody's Problem"; "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)"; "Elouise"; "Darlene";

First, I continue to mention that I'm trying to reset the song ratings to a lower average. Thus, despite a what would be a relatively low distribution of song ratings - especially compared to those of the recent bout of listing to holiday albums - the album as a whole is enjoyable.

Overall Rating (Standard): 4.8/5
Overall Rating (Deluxe): 4.2/5
Favorite Song: "Dead Sea"

Billboard Top 200
Peak Date: 20130208 | Peak Position: 2 | Weeks on Chart: 130

--20160406 & 20160411--
I listened to parts of the album (a mix of both standard and deluxe) in preparation for BottleRock 2016.
"Sometimes excellent, and sometimes I get tired of this song" ("Ho Hey")
"[This song] gradually hooked me in, interesting feeling" ("Flapper Girl")
"I like the song's music and rhythm" ("Charlie Boy")

4: "Classy Girls"; "Stubborn Love";
3: "Flowers in Your Hair";
2: "Dead Sea"; "Ho Hey";
1: "Flapper Girl"; "Ain't Nobody's Problem";
0: "Submarines"; "Big Parade"; "Charlie Boy";
-1: "Darlene";
Not rated: "Slow It Down"; "Morning Song"; "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)"; "Elouise"; "Slow It Down" (live);

During the performance...
"Sometimes I like this song a lot and sometimes not so much; it ranges from [a '1'] to [a '3']" ("Ho Hey")

7: "Flapper Girl";
6: "Stubborn Love";
5: None
4: "Flowers in Your Hair";
3: "Classy Girls"; "Submarines"; "Slow It Down";
2: "Dead Sea"; "Ho Hey"; "Big Parade";
1: "Charlie Boy";

First listen. Deluxe.
"This slightly depends on my mood, it's a slow song so generally [a "1"], but it's a good song." ("Charlie Boy")
This song is "slow, but good." ("Darlene")

Songs in bold are the bonus tracks on the deluxe edition.
4: "Flowers in Your Hair"; "Classy Girls";
3: "Slow It Down"; "Stubborn Love"; "Flapper Girl"; "Slow It Down" (live);
2: "Dead Sea"; "Ho Hey"; "Big Parade"; "Charlie Boy" ; "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)" (Talking Heads cover); "Darlene ";
1: "Submarines"; "Morning Song"; "Ain't Nobody's Problem"; "Elouise";

*The full pre-festival/festival/post-festival notes can be found here.

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