Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts is the second studio album by the Frenchelectronic group M83. The album was first released in Europe on April 14, 2003, then in North America on July 27, 2004 to positive reviews. The cover art is by Justine Kurland, and is called Snow Angels. This album is also known for being founding member Nicolas Fromageau’s last album with the band.
The North American pressing of the album comes with a bonus disc, containing five additional tracks, including the title track of the album and a live version of "Gone", as well as the enhanced videos of the singles "Run into Flowers" and "America".
Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts has received widespread critical acclaim since its release. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 86, based on 15 reviews, which indicates "universal acclaim".
In August 2009, Pitchfork Media placed Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts at #188 on their list of the Top 200 albums of the 2000s.