Here is “The Scull of Lucia,” a quiet, intimate track where you can hear every change of inflection of Mark’s voice. Jason Lytle of Grandaddy also contributed harmonies to the song. See lyric video here.
‘Bird Machine’, the fifth Sparklehorse album, is out September 8 worldwide. Pleased to share the lead single “Evening Star Supercharger” accompanied by a lyric video with Mark’s original artwork. See video here.
Through his beautiful distorted transmissions, Mark shared a world of songs that continue to inspire. Pleased to share this previously unreleased Sparklehorse song titled “It Will Never Stop” Listen here
A lovely film made with the utmost respect and love of Mark and his music is available to stream on Vimeo.
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of It’s a Wonderful Life, these More Yellow Birds enamel pins have flown into the shop. here.
A reissue of an original Sparklehorse t-shirt and other merchandise is now available. Shop here.
A box set containing the first four Sparklehorse LPs, exclusively offered by VMP, is available for pre-order! Remastered by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound, on 7LP, 180g vinyl with exclusive side D etchings. Order here.
A previously unreleased song by Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse (and featuring MF Doom) is out now on 30th Century Records! The song, “Ninjarous”, also features Black Keys’ Patrick Carney on drums, and will be included on the forthcoming 30th Century Records Compilation, Volume 2. Listen
The Sad and Beautiful World of Sparklehorse film screenings:
April 5, 2017 at The Glee in Birmingham, UK. The evening will feature a specially arranged live music set, in remembrance of the songs of Mark Linkous and Sparklehorse and Q&A with the directors. Buy tickets
April 9, 2017 at The Byrd Theatre in Richmond, VA. The evening will feature special guests, including screenwriter and narrator Angela Faye Martin – presented by the 24th Annual James River Film Festival and also screening Jem Cohen’s Nice Evening, Transmission Down (a Sparklehorse/Mark Linkous portrait) and Hi, How Are You? (an animated short by Daniel Johnston) Buy tickets
May 13, 2017 at Hull Jubilee Hall in Hull, UK as part of the Doc’n Roll Film Festival followed by a Q&A session with the directors. Buy tickets
May 15, 2017 at the Ritzy in Brixton, UK as part of the Doc’n Roll Film Festival followed by a Q&A session with the directors. Buy tickets
May 27, 2017 at the Parque de la Exposición in Lima, Peru as part of the In-Edit Film Festival. More info
July 2, 2017 at Whelan’s in Dublin, Ireland followed by a live music set of Sparklehorse songs performed by Tom McShane, The Mad Dalton, Pixie Saytar Music, Heliopause, and Jake Lennox. Buy tickets
We are happy to announce the release of the Official Mark Linkous website. The Archives feature photos, videos, articles and music spanning Mark’s career, as well as quotes from his peers and collaborators. We have created this space to celebrate his life and legacy.