Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

by Hammock

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  • This is the remastered 2013 version with new mix of the title track and features original artwork by Jónsi Birgisson (Sigur Rós, Jónsi) and Alex Somers (Parachutes, Jónsi and Alex). Thank you for your purchases on this store. The proceeds go directly to Hammock and allow the band to continue recording and releasing music. Download includes your choice of formats (including lossless), digital booklet, and universal metadata (so when you import them into iTunes or anywhere else, the songs come with their title, artist, lyrics, album, track number, release date, and artwork intact).

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    Remastered in 2013 and features original artwork by Jónsi Birgisson (Sigur Rós, Jónsi) and Alex Somers (Parachutes, Jónsi and Alex) on a six-panel, gatefold digipak with insert.
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  • Record/Vinyl

    Remastered in 2013 and featuring original artwork by Jónsi Birgisson (Sigur Rós, Jónsi) and Alex Somers (Parachutes, Jónsi and Alex). Double gatefold 150+ gram virgin black vinyl set. Includes CD version in a black sleeve (see photo #2 above), double-sided color insert, and an immediate download here in your choice of formats. US orders will be shipped USPS Media Mail and international orders will be shipped USPS First Class International.

    Includes immediate download of 11-track album in the high-quality format of your choice (MP3, FLAC, and more), plus unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.
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about

Five years ago on May 6th, 2008 we released Maybe They Will Sing For Us Tomorrow. It was a different record for us. We had been invited to play at the Riceboy Sleeps art exhibit after party. It would be our first live show. Since it would just be the two of us performing we had to write material specific to the event. Of course it was intimidating because both Jonsi Birgisson from Sigur Rós and the gentle natured, multitalented Alex Somers would be sitting in the audience just a few feet away from us. Nothing to worry about though, they were absolute sweethearts. Jonsi toasted us in the middle of the set, which helped soothe our nerves, and you could sense their genuine appreciation for our performance. (On a personal note, my favorite memory was when Jonsi sang to me while we were just sitting around and talking about creating loops and soundscapes.)

Andrew and I came back home and decided to create a record out of the music we had written for the after party. There were no beats on the record, just pure ambience and a few cellos added to sweeten things up. We finished recording and Jonsi and Alex asked if Riceboy Sleeps could create the artwork after we asked them for permission to use the title, "Maybe They Will Sing For Us Tomorrow." So here we are now with a remastered version and and a gorgeous vinyl release. Why? When we brought the original recordings to the mastering session the title track had been bounced down at the wrong sample rate so it wasn't in an actual key. It was between two keys. When we performed it live we would play it in the proper key and it just sounded better to us. So we approached Taylor Deupree and asked him to do a new mix of the title track and remaster the whole record. The record now sounds like it's in 3D and the title track is now true to our original vision. So rich and warm. As for the vinyl… Well a lot of you have been asking for vinyl from us so this is kind of a test to see how it goes. But the main reason is the artwork. Vinyl sized artwork by Riceboy Sleeps. It's gorgeous and it's just nice to be able to hold it in your hands. Not to mention the warm sound of vinyl. This is a unique recording within the Hammock catalog. Unique in the way it was created, in it's sonic texture and artwork.

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released 05 May 2008

Album artwork by Riceboy Sleeps (Jonsi Birgisson and Alex Somers).

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Hammock Nashville, Tennessee

Hammock is the duo of guitarists Marc Byrd and Andrew Thompson. Nine years since their formation in Nashville, TN, the band has emerged as a leading light in instrumental music with a unique sound that effortlessly melds elements of ambient, electronic, post-rock and neoclassical. ... more

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