Azure Ray with Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse)

A beautiful new unreleased collaboration between the late Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse) and ‘Dream Pop’ band Azure Ray has just become available.

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Silverlake” is a non-album track from Azure Ray originally recorded with Mark during the sessions that became 2010’s excellent Drawing Down the Moon record.

The A side is a re-recording of the track (available below) and the B side (Demo) is available via iTunes HERE

Azure Ray band members, Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink, as well as being part of the sporadic ‘Now It’s Overhead’ project and have made numerous appearances on Bright Eyes records.

“It was our first recording session in six years and we were very fortunate to have worked with him (Mark)”. The ex Dancing Hoods and Sparklehorse member , sadly committed suicide in Knoxville, Tennessee in March 2010.


Azure Ray will be playing a handful of UK dates in February.

Wed Feb 2nd, London, UK, Borderline
Thu Feb 3rd, Manchester, UK, Ruby Lounge
Fri Feb 4th, Glasgow, UK, King Tuts

Watch Azure Ray perform “Don’t Leave My Mind” at The Middle East in Boston below.

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