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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.   Weighty Ghost
  3.   Oblivion
  4.   Black Camera
  5.   People Talk
  6.   Resuscitate
  7.   Experience the Jewel
  8.   Smoke
  9.   Rapture
  10.   Zones
  11.   In Came The Flood
  12.   Butterfly
  13.   Someone, Somewhere
  14.   Unzipper
  15.   Preservation
  16.   Search Party
  17.   Avalanche
  18.   The Dead
  19.   New Inheritors
  20.   Home
  21.   Murderer
  22.   Insomnia
  23.   Ambulance
  24.   Faithful Guide
  25.   Fog
  26.   Nothing Is Anything (Without You)
  27.   Terrible Man
  28.   Encyclopedia
  29.   Baltic
  30.   Laser Beams
  31.   Wind
  32.   Motion
  33.   Orca
  34.   Migration
  35.   Assembly Lines
  36.   Mirror Matter
  37.   Mausoleum
  38.   Echolocation
  39.   Nerves Normal, Breath Normal
  40.   A Long Flight
  41.   Jaws of Life
  42.   Dead Letter & The Infinite Yes
  43.   Caliber (Treatment Room Montreal)
  44.   Miasmal Smoke & The Yellow Bellied Freaks
  45.   Hum
  46.   Snowstorm
  47.   Trace Decay
  48.   Sore
  49.   Archaeologists
  50.   Astronaut
  51.   Blood Collection
  52.   Permanent Sigh
  53.   Danse Macabre
  54.   Lipstick
  55.   Saving Song
  56.   Drunk on Aluminium
  57.   Listen (Listen, Listen)

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