We Lost The Sea • Departure Songs [2xLP]
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Departure Songs by We Lost The Sea on double 180g vinyl in gatefold cover on reverse cardboard. This time we have two repress editions available:
Fourth EU Repress: Standard edition on sea green w/ milky pulsar coloured vinyl. Comes with a 12p booklet (12" x 12") telling the story behind the songs.
Released August 2021
Gold Anniversary Repress (5th repress): Limited dunk!records 10th anniversary edition in revised gatefold cover with gold foil details and on gold vinyl - including 5th anniversary additional artwork inserts and a 12p booklet (12" x 12") telling the story behind the songs. Also available in black variant.
Released: October 20th, 2021
Disclaimer: the gold colour may cause surface noise.
First EU pressing (half 'n half colored vinyl with black/blue and black/orange, remastered) was released on May 26th, 2017 (Sold out). Before that we had a limited amount of the Australian clear vinyl edition available in our store. (Sold out)
Second EU pressing came on A side B side Bone/Bronze vinyl. (Sold out)
Third EU pressing is the fifth Anniversary Edition (minimal green/black splatter on milky clear) in gatefold cover on reverse cardboard. Comes with a 12p booklet (12" x 12") telling the story behind the songs. Released June 25th, 2020. This 5th anniversary edition exclusively includes 5 high quality (250g) art prints (12" x 12") with artwork and tour dates of Departure Songs tours around the world. (Sold out).
This highly acclaimed album is the third album by the Sydney-based, cinematic, instrumental post-rock/metal band, We Lost The Sea. Since its initial release in Spring 2015 (on Bird's Robe Records) a lot of people have been captivated by this magical piece of art with its astonishing artwork and touching melodies.
"Departure Songs is inspired by failed, yet epic and honourable journeys or events throughout history where people have done extraordinary things for the greater good of those around them, and the progress of the human race itself. Each song has it’s own story and is a soundtrack to that story.
This is our 3rd album and our first instrumental album. We’re exploring new ground and exploring ourselves in the past 2 and a bit years since Chris went on his own journey. It’s slightly bleak with shimmers of hope and layers of emotion. It’s a tribute and a catharsis of emotion and honesty." - source