If you are a fan of indie folk music, you might have heard of Lord Huron, a band that combines acoustic sounds with cinematic storytelling. The band's debut album, Lonesome Dreams, released in 2012, is a concept album inspired by a series of fictional novels by George Ranger Johnson, a pseudonym of the band's leader Ben Schneider. The album follows the adventures of three characters: Lord Huron, a restless explorer who travels across the American West; Admiral Blaquefut, his loyal friend and companion; and Helena, the woman he left behind. In this article, we will review the album's songs, themes, and reception, and explore how Lord Huron created a musical adventure that is worth taking.
Review: Lord Huron's Lonesome Dreams is a Musical Adventure