“Barton Hollow” – The Civil Wars (Live at Austin City Limits)

It’s a really rare thing nowadays when a live performance is better than the recorded version, especially in this, the age of digital instrumentation which can’t really be recreated (or improved on) live by a human player–what is to me, the best, most essential part of live music.

With their live performance of “Barton Hollow” at Austin City Limits, The Civil Wars have joined The Head and The Heart, Death Cab for Cutie and Macklemore x Ryan Lewis (according to both myself and fellow blogger Taylor) as artists that have transcended the record to create an amazing live performance and earn a serious amount of respect.

Watch here and wash yourself in gorgeous:


About Dylan Visvikis

Dylan Visvikis is a working screenwriter and director in Los Angeles. View all posts by Dylan Visvikis

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