The album release show for Half Light's latest release "The Lost Album" will be on Friday June 12 at the High Dive in Seattle.
Also appearing: Black Nite Crash, This Blinding Light and Blackpool Astronomy
New tracks are available for streaming here:
On June 2 Half Light will release the long anticipated "Lost Album". After Half Light’s 2008 self-release “Sleep More, Take More Drugs, Do Whatever We Want,” blew up The Church’s drummer and producer, Tim “TimEbandit” Powles’ computer during mixing, the band was surprised that he was willing to work with them again. This time however, instead of just receiving tracks to be mixed, Tim was on board pre-recording.
“Even before tracking started, the Seattle-based, dream pop, sextet Half Light wanted to call this collection of songs “(That Was) Soul Crushing At Best,” as it summed up how everyone’s lives were going at the time. Borrowing from author Cormac McCarthy, vocalist Dayna Loeffler mentioned, “Half Light would have time to think about that choice of album title.” In brief, the next five years included recording in a hotel room, one-way plane tickets, emergency soldering with a hairdryer, a computer taking final mixes to its grave, lost jobs, broken relationships, and the departure of half the band members. Recorded in 2010, “The Lost Album” is a moody collection of 11 songs (10 originals and 1 Black Sabbath cover), that offers “gauzy, impressionistic” (The Delete Bin) soundscapes to soothe the listener’s crushed soul.” …