„Wintersleep – Welcome To The Night Sky“

Das mit der Authentizität ist ja so eine Sache. Mit ihr hat man es im Indiepop/rock-Kosmos recht schwer. Und es passiert äußerst selten, dass man beim ersten Geräusch einer Band bereit ist, ihr alles abzunehmen. Wintersleep aber ist so eine Band.

Allein schon die Historie der kanadischen Band riecht nach Echt. Bereits 1994 gegründet, neun Jahre lang Proberaum, dann 2003 Unterschrift beim Indipendent Label „Dependent Music“, erste Platte „Selftitled“, zweite „Untitled“. Und dann stolze zwölf Jahre nach Gründung der Deal mit der EMI. Das klingt nach einem langen Weg. Nach manchmal fehlender Berechnung. Und auch danach, dass alle Beteiligten – Band, Labels, Fans – die ganze Zeit das Gefühl hatten, an diesem „Wintersleep“ könnte was dran sein.

Heute, im Februar 2009 erscheint mit „Welcome To The Nightsky“ das dritte Album der Band in Deutschland. Und es ist – herrlich. Eine sehr abwechslungsreiche Mischung aus Uptempo, Downtempo, Geradeaus und Abwegen. Zusammengehalten von Paul Murphy, dessen Timbre hier an die Editors (Archaeologists“), dort an Interpol („Search Party“) und wieder ganz wo anders manchmal an Michael Stipe („Astronaut“) erinnert. Und immer geht es um echte Gefühle.

Sicher, brandneu klingt nichts von dem, was auf „Welcome To The Nightsky“ zu finden ist. Und doch tut es so gut, Musik ohne Berechnung zu hören, die trotzdem weiß wo sie hin will. Weil sie getrieben ist, von tiefsten – meist melancholischen, machmal resigniert geschüttelten Gefühlen. Sie durchziehen die Songs, drücken sie zwingend durch die Boxen, stellen sie kompromißlos vor dir ab. Vielleicht kommen Wintersleep auch gerade genau richtig. Im Januar/Februar klingelt für gewöhnlich selten jemand und gibt ein solches Packet ab. Aber was soll das Hinterfragen? Auspacken und anhören!

Wer sich am Ende des Winters mit dem zarten Pfeiffen einer Nachtigall eloquent der trüben Jahreszeit entziehen will, der hält es mit Andrew Bird, wer darauf steht, sich dem Sog der Trauer und des Todes der Natur im Winter hinzugeben, der hört Anthony And The Johnsons auf Repeat. Und wer Mut und Realismus walten lassen will, der durchschläft die letzten Nächte des Wintersleep mit dem ergreifenden Indierock eben selber. Haltet durch. Bald ist es vorbei.


Wintersleep – Myspace

Wintersleep – Facebook

9/10

Hightlight: „Laser Beams“

11.792 Comments

  • ?????? sagt:

    What’s Happening i’m new to this, I stumbled upon this I have found It absolutely useful and it has aided me out loads. I hope to give a contribution & help different customers like its helped me. Good job.|

  • ?????? sagt:

    Hello my loved one! I wish to say that this article is awesome, great written and include almost all important infos. I’d like to look more posts like this .|

  • ????? sagt:

    Greetings! Quick question that’s totally off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My weblog looks weird when viewing from my iphone4. I’m trying to find a template or plugin that might be able to resolve this problem. If you have any recommendations, please share. Many thanks!|

  • ????? sagt:

    Having read this I thought it was very enlightening. I appreciate you taking the time and effort to put this short article together. I once again find myself personally spending a lot of time both reading and posting comments. But so what, it was still worthwhile!|

  • Hey! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using for this site? I’m getting tired of WordPress because I’ve had issues with hackers and I’m looking at alternatives for another platform. I would be fantastic if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.|

  • Good post. I definitely love this site. Stick with it!|

  • Your style is really unique in comparison to other folks I’ve read stuff from. Thank you for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I’ll just book mark this site.|

  • ????? sagt:

    Hi there, i read your blog from time to time and i own a similar one and i was just wondering if you get a lot of spam comments? If so how do you reduce it, any plugin or anything you can suggest? I get so much lately it’s driving me crazy so any support is very much appreciated.|

  • ?????? sagt:

    An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a friend who has been doing a little homework on this. And he actually bought me breakfast because I found it for him… lol. So let me reword this…. Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending time to discuss this matter here on your web page.|

  • ?????? sagt:

    Yesterday, while I was at work, my sister stole my apple ipad and tested to see if it can survive a 30 foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My apple ipad is now destroyed and she has 83 views. I know this is entirely off topic but I had to share it with someone!|

  • ????? sagt:

    I like the valuable info you provide in your articles. I’ll bookmark your blog and check again here regularly. I am quite certain I will learn a lot of new stuff right here! Best of luck for the next!|

  • Every weekend i used to pay a visit this web site, because i wish for enjoyment, as this this web page conations truly good funny stuff too.|

  • I’m really loving the theme/design of your web site. Do you ever run into any internet browser compatibility problems? A handful of my blog visitors have complained about my blog not operating correctly in Explorer but looks great in Firefox. Do you have any advice to help fix this issue?|

  • ????? sagt:

    I’m really loving the theme/design of your weblog. Do you ever run into any browser compatibility issues? A few of my blog visitors have complained about my blog not operating correctly in Explorer but looks great in Opera. Do you have any suggestions to help fix this issue?|

  • ?????? sagt:

    I blog frequently and I really thank you for your content. The article has truly peaked my interest. I am going to take a note of your site and keep checking for new information about once per week. I subscribed to your RSS feed too.|

  • ????? sagt:

    I am actually thankful to the owner of this website who has shared this wonderful piece of writing at at this place.|

  • I every time spent my half an hour to read this blog’s content daily along with a mug of coffee.|

  • Everyone loves what you guys are up too. This type of clever work and coverage! Keep up the awesome works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my blogroll.|

  • ????? sagt:

    I think the admin of this site is really working hard for his website, for the reason that here every information is quality based stuff.|

  • ?????? sagt:

    Nice answer back in return of this matter with solid arguments and telling the whole thing about that.|

  • Pretty! This has been an extremely wonderful post. Thanks for supplying this information.|

  • My partner and I stumbled over here by a different web page and thought I might as well check things out. I like what I see so i am just following you. Look forward to looking at your web page repeatedly.|

  • Hi there Dear, are you truly visiting this site daily, if so then you will without doubt take pleasant experience.|

  • ?????? sagt:

    Hi! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a group of volunteers and starting a new project in a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us useful information to work on. You have done a marvellous job!|

  • This paragraph will assist the internet users for creating new webpage or even a blog from start to end.|

  • We stumbled over here coming from a different page and thought I might as well check things out. I like what I see so now i’m following you. Look forward to finding out about your web page again.|

  • Hi there just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your article seem to be running off the screen in Opera. I’m not sure if this is a formatting issue or something to do with internet browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know. The design and style look great though! Hope you get the problem solved soon. Thanks|

  • I constantly emailed this website post page to all my friends, as if like to read it then my contacts will too.|

  • I needed to thank you for this good read!! I definitely loved every bit of it. I’ve got you saved as a favorite to check out new things you post…|

  • Hello, i feel that i noticed you visited my blog thus i came to return the prefer?.I am attempting to in finding things to enhance my web site!I assume its good enough to make use of some of your ideas!!|

  • If you desire to grow your familiarity simply keep visiting this web site and be updated with the most recent news posted here.|

  • At this time it sounds like Movable Type is the top blogging platform available right now. (from what I’ve read) Is that what you’re using on your blog?|

  • I all the time emailed this webpage post page to all my friends, because if like to read it next my links will too.|

  • Hi everybody, here every person is sharing such experience, thus it’s good to read this website, and I used to pay a quick visit this website all the time.|

  • ?????? sagt:

    When someone writes an paragraph he/she keeps the plan of a user in his/her mind that how a user can know it. So that’s why this post is amazing. Thanks!|

  • I don’t even know the way I ended up here, however I believed this submit used to be good. I do not know who you’re however definitely you’re going to a famous blogger in the event you are not already. Cheers!|

  • ????? sagt:

    Wow! In the end I got a website from where I be capable of really take useful data concerning my study and knowledge.|

  • It’s hard to find educated people about this topic, but you sound like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks|

  • Ahaa, its good dialogue concerning this article at this place at this weblog, I have read all that, so at this time me also commenting here.|

  • ????? sagt:

    Touche. Great arguments. Keep up the great spirit.|

  • I visited various web sites except the audio quality for audio songs existing at this web site is genuinely wonderful.|

  • Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it. Look advanced to more added agreeable from you! By the way, how can we communicate?|

Leave a Reply


Newsletter abonnieren