Perils from the Sea

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Perils from the Sea
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Studio album by Mark Kozelek and Jimmy LaValle
Released April 30, 2013
Genre Rock, electronic
Language English
Label Caldo Verde Records
Producer Jimmy LaValle, Mark Kozelek
Mark Kozelek chronology
Like Rats
(2013) Like Rats2013
Perils from the Sea
(2013) Perils from the Sea2013
Mark Kozelek & Desertshore
(2013) Mark Kozelek & Desertshore2013
Jimmy LaValle chronology
A Chorus of Storytellers
(2010) A Chorus of Storytellers2010
Perils from the Sea
(2013) Perils from the Sea2013
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork (7.3/10.0)[2]

Perils from the Sea is a collaborative studio album by American singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek and multi-instrumentalist Jimmy LaValle, released on April 30, 2013 on Caldo Verde Records.

The track, "You Missed My Heart", previously appeared on Kozelek's live album, Live at Phoenix Public House Melbourne (2013).

Background and recording[edit]

On September 11, 2011, Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek asked Jimmy LaValle, of The Album Leaf, to collaborate on a song, resulting in the album's opening track, "What Happened to My Brother". The two continued to work together over the next year, culminating in a finished album, Perils from the Sea.[3]

Release[edit]

Perils from the Sea was originally set to be released under Kozelek and LaValle's monikers, Sun Kil Moon and The Album Leaf.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mark Kozelek (lyrics), Jimmy LaValle (music).

No. Title Length
1. "What Happened to My Brother" 5:16
2. "1936" 5:10
3. "Gustavo" 7:11
4. "Baby in Death Can I Rest Next to Your Grave" 8:12
5. "Ceiling Gazing" 8:09
6. "You Missed My Heart" 5:40
7. "Caroline" 6:17
8. "He Always Felt Like Dancing" 7:56
9. "By the Time That I Awoke" 7:26
10. "Here Come More Perils from the Sea" 5:52
11. "Somehow the Wonder of Life Prevails" 10:32

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Mark Kozelek - vocals
  • Jimmy LaValle - music
  • Marcel Gemperli - strings (11)
  • Peter Broderick - strings (11)
  • Vanessa Ruotolo - strings (11)

Recording personnel[edit]

  • Mark Kozelek - producer
  • Jimmy LaValle - producer, music recording
  • Aaron Prellwitz - vocals recording, mixing
  • Gabe Shepard - vocals recording
  • Nathan Winter - vocals recording

Artwork[edit]

  • Mark Kozelek - photography
  • Et Cetera - design

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Perils from the Sea - Mark Kozelek, Jimmy LaValle". Allmusic. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Deusner, Stephen M. (30 April 2013). "The Album Leaf / Sun Kil Moon: Perils from the Sea". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Caldo Verde Records". Caldo Verde Records. Retrieved 2013-08-09. 
  4. ^ "Sun Kil Moon And The Album Leaf Join Forces For New Album Perils From The Sea". Stereogum. 2012-11-28. Retrieved 2013-08-09.