The Kentucky-based band’s 2008 album, Evil Urges, threw fans and critics for a bit of a loop. While about half of its songs sound like typical MMJ fare, it also offered up left-field tracks like today’s SOTD, ‘Highly Suspicious.’
Ten Best Songs of 2008 – #7
One of my best surprises of 2008 was My Morning Jacket’s newest album, Evil Urges, an alt-rock triumph that sounds like a mix between the Allman Brothers and Prince. I liked it even more than some of the band’s biggest fans, who felt it was a bit too strange a left turn.