Entire album getting
an online preview NOW, so don’t hesitate.
By Fred Mills
Danger Horse? Sparklemouse? However you want to describe the
Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse collaboration Dark
Was the Night, based on the aural evidence we’re listening to RIGHT NOW,
the album, due this summer is pretty ace.
You can make your own decision by going HERE to the
ChrysalisMusicBlog. Once there, just click on the Dark Night of the Soul folder icon in the “Box”.
As we are advised: Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) + Mark
Linkous (Sparklehorse) + Flaming Lips + Gruff Rhys + Iggy Pop + Suzanne
Vega + Black Francis + Vic Chesnutt + Julian Casablancas + Jason Lytle + Nina
Persson + James Mercer x DAVID LYNCH = Dark
Night of the Soul.
Stay tuned for details on an official release date. Earlier
this year, Linkous told Pitchfork he
had high hopes for the project, and that he and Danger Mouse had created the
backing tracks for all the guest singers, singling out the Lips track “Revenge”
as being “fucking awesome.” Listen closely to the tracks and see if you can
figure out who’s singing what; we are especially digging the Black Francis
They’ve also set up a YouTube channel to post videos, one so