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

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