Welcome to the Night Sky

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Welcome to the Night Sky
Studio album by Wintersleep
Released October 2, 2007
Recorded April-May 2007
Genre Indie rock
Length 41:43 (special edition 49:49)
Label Labwork
Producer Tony Doogan
Wintersleep chronology
untitled
(2005)
Welcome to the Night Sky
(2007)
New Inheritors
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
BBC Music (unfavorable)[1]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.0/10)[3]
Rock Sound (8/10)[4]

Welcome to the Night Sky is the third album by Canadian indie rock band Wintersleep. It was released October 2, 2007, by Labwork Music. In 2008, just after the album's release, Wintersleep won the Juno Award for New Group of the Year.

The album was produced by Tony Doogan, famous for his work with Mogwai and Belle and Sebastian, among others.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Wintersleep.

  1. "Drunk on Aluminium" – 4:02
  2. "Archaeologists" – 3:37
  3. "Dead Letter & the Infinite Yes" – 4:08
  4. "Weighty Ghost" – 3:39
  5. "Murderer" – 4:23
  6. "Search Party" – 4:12
  7. "Astronaut" – 2:18
  8. "Oblivion" – 2:58
  9. "Laser Beams" – 4:17
  10. "Miasmal Smoke & the Yellow Bellied Freaks" – 8:09

Special edition bonus tracks

  1. "The Kids are Ultra-Violent" – 3:33
  2. "Early in the Morning" – 4:30

Wintersleep.com bonus tracks

  1. "The Kids are Ultra-Violent" – 3:33
  2. "Oblivion (Acoustic Live at SXSW 2008)" - 2:57
  3. "Weighty Ghost (Acoustic Live at SXSW 2008)" - 3:04
  4. "Nerves Normal, Breath Normal (Live at Summersonic)" - 14:00

Credits[edit]

  • Paul Murphy - Guitar, Lead Vocals
  • Greg Calbi - Mastering
  • Loel Campbell - Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals
  • Tim D'Eon - Guitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals
  • Tony Doogan - Engineer, Mixing, Producer
  • Jud Haynes - Bass guitar
  • Jon Samuel - Guitar, Backing Vocals
  • Darren Van Niekerk - Assistant
  • Janesta Boudreau - Backing Vocals
  • Graham Walsh - Backing Vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, Chris (January 29, 2009). "Review of Wintersleep - Welcome to the Night Sky". BBC. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ Tudor, Alexander (January 20, 2009). "Wintersleep - Welcome to the Night Sky". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ Clarke, Mia (December 3, 2008). "Wintersleep: Welcome to the Night Sky". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ Phull, Hardeep (February 3, 2009). "Wintersleep - Welcome to the Night Sky". Rock Sound. Retrieved November 13, 2011.