UPDATE: Sparklehorse's new album, Dreamt For Light Years In The Belly Of A Mountain, will be released through Astralwerks in the States on September 26, 2006. The band will also be playing at Austin City Limits Festival in September.
I remember the first time I heard Sparklehorse. I was in high school and got this little compilation from the UK's now defunct VOX magazine. It had the single "Saturday" on it and once I heard it I was in love with the band. Since then they have had a few things come out here and there via Capitol in the States in addition to some press for 2001's It's A Wonderful Life, but sadly no real American action was ever seen.
Now, almost five years from their last effort, Sparklehorse is back with a brand new album titled Dreamt For Light Years In The Belly Of A Mountain, slated to hit UK shops on September 25. The new album will have a slew of guests including Tom Waits, Steven Drodz (Flaming Lips), Danger Mouse and producer Dave Fridmann.
There is no word on a US date yet. Looks like another import will be sitting on my shelf soon.
Dreamt For Light Years In The Belly Of A Mountain:
01. "Don't Take My Sunshine Away"
02. "Getting It Wrong"
03. "Shade And Honey"
04. "See The Light"
05. "Return To Me"
06. "Some Sweet Day"
07. "Ghost In The Sky"
09. "Morning Hollow"
10. "Knives Of Summertime"
11. "It's Not So Hard"
12. "Dreamt For Lights Years In The Belly Of A Mountain (aka Maxine) "