The Besnard Lakes are responsible for one of the best LPs of 2007—the eight track soundscape that is The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse. With “Albatross” (the first single from their forthcoming LP ...Are the Roaring Night), the Montreal group, fronted by husband and wife Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas, continue down the path set out on Dark Horse; one reminiscent of old 4AD: psych-leaning, atmospheric, warm and familiar.

Jagjaguwar is releasing”Albatross” as a 12-inch single (February 9th) with an exclusive b-side, “Four Long Lines.” Look for the LP, The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night, to drop March 9th.

MP3: The Besnard Lakes :: Albatross
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4 Responses to “The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night :: Albatross”

  1. I’m a music junkie, so I’ll def be checking them out!

  2. ‘dark horse’ was a great surprise; can’t wait to see what comes next!

  3. before listening to the song, i thought it read barenaked ladies. needless to say, confusion initially ensued.

  4. [...] to The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night’s “Albatross” we are treated to Goreas’ measured call among rich guitar tapestries and ambient keys on [...]

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