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With a name that fits a Nova Scotia-based band rather well, Wintersleep formed in 2001. Initially, they were part of the Nova Scotia label and artists' collective Dependent Music, which released their first two albums, 2003's Wintersleep and 2005's untitled full-length, as the band was just getting rolling. The band graduated to the big time -- that is to say the major labels -- in 2006, when Wintersleep signed with Labwork, a subsidiary of EMI Canada. Members Paul Murphy (vocals and guitar), Tim D'Eon (guitar and keyboards), Jud Haynes (bass), Jon Samuel (keyboards), and Loel Campbell (drums) were able to see their first two releases get a second look on their new label, complete with bonus tracks, but in 2007 Haynes left the group. A quick replacement was found in Mike Bigelow, and Wintersleep soon delivered their third album, Welcome to the Night Sky which netted them a Juno award in 2008. Riding their newfound success, they returned in 2010 with New Inheritors which reached #12 on the Canadian charts. They continued to push their sonic limits, working with co-producers Dave Fridmann and Tony Doogan on 2012's acclaimed Ho Human. A late 2015 announcement that they had signed a worldwide deal with Dine Alone Records was followed in early 2016 by the release of their sixth album, The Great Detachment. ~ Chris True & Timothy Monger
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Top Songs by

  1.   Song
  2.   Amerika
  3.   Santa Fe
  4.   Weighty Ghost
  5.   Oblivion
  6.   Black Camera
  7.   Encyclopedia
  8.   Wind
  9.   Motion
  10.   Butterfly
  11.   Jaws of Life
  12.   A Long Flight
  13.   Territory
  14.   Metropolis
  15.   More Than
  16.   Nothing Is Anything (Without You)
  17.   Terrible Man
  18.   Mausoleum
  19.   Miasmal Smoke & The Yellow Bellied Freaks
  20.   Laser Beams
  21.   Archaeologists
  22.   Orca
  23.   Insomnia
  24.   Lifting Cure
  25.   Smoke
  26.   Resuscitate
  27.   Preservation
  28.   Search Party
  29.   Drunk on Aluminium
  30.   Avalanche
  31.   Migration
  32.   Nerves Normal, Breath Normal
  33.   People Talk
  34.   Love Lies
  35.   Freak Out
  36.   Zones
  37.   Unzipper
  38.   Rapture
  39.   Trace Decay
  40.   New Inheritors
  41.   Mirror Matter
  42.   Astronaut
  43.   Murderer
  44.   Home
  45.   Caliber (Treatment Room Montreal)
  46.   The Dead
  47.   Listen (Listen, Listen)
  48.   Fog
  49.   Danse Macabre
  50.   Faithful Guide
  51.   Experience the Jewel
  52.   Permanent Sigh
  53.   Sore
  54.   Dead Letter & The Infinite Yes
  55.   Who Are You
  56.   Someone, Somewhere
  57.   Hum
  58.   Shadowless
  59.   Assembly Lines
  60.   Saving Song
  61.   Lipstick
  62.   In Came The Flood
  63.   Blood Collection
  64.   Snowstorm
  65.   Baltic
  66.   Ambulance
  67.   Spirit
  68.   Echolocation
  69.   Like the Spanish City to Me
  70.   Ultra-Violet
  71.   How You Gonna Lie
  72.   Early in the Morning
  73.   The Kids Are Ultra-Violent

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