Published Jun 03, 2008Halifax natives Wintersleep have been nice enough to donate an exclusive live version of "Weighty Ghost" free to download. Taken from their Exclaim!-approved 2007 album, Welcome to the Night Sky, the song will feature on the upcoming second volume of Universal's Purely Acoustic compilation, which also features tracks by Radiohead, Rufus Wainwright, Amy Winehouse and K-Os.
Wintersleep "Weighty Ghost (Live)" (Right click and save to download the song)
The band are currently preparing for a number of North American dates this summer, including an American jaunt with Wolf Parade. However, next Wednesday, June 11, they'll be stopping by MuchMusic to appear on M.O.D., and rumour has it there will be secret free performance taking place outside the studio on Queen Street West prior to their appearance.
Here are their upcoming tour dates:
6/21 Montreal QC, Fringe Pop @ Parc Des Amériques (Rachel and Saint Laurent) Free show!
7/4 Ottawa ON, Bluesfest (River Stage)
7/24 Dallas TX, Palladium Ballroom *
7/25 Austin TX, La Zona Rosa *
7/26 Baton Rouge LA, Spanish Moon *
7/27 Pemberton BC, Pemberton Festival #
7/28 Atlanta GA, Variety Playhouse *
7/29 Raleigh NC, Disco Rodeo *
7/30 Philadelphia PA, Electric Factory *
7/31 New York NY, Terminal 5 *
8/1 New York NY, Terminal 5 *
8/2 Boston MA, Paradise Rock Club *
8/ 9 Wolfe Island ON, Wolfe Island Music Festival $
9/6 Toronto Island Park, Virgin Festival @
* w/ Wolf Parade
# w/ Flaming Lips, Tragically Hip, Black Mountain, Coldplay, Death Cab for Cutie, Tom Petty, Jay-Z and more
$ w/ Cadence Weapon, Land of Talk, Jason Collett, Plants & Animals, The Acorn and more
@ w/ Foo Fighters, Bloc Party, Spiritualized, Constantines