Last fall, Brookylnite folkie Luke Temple found himself on the road sans band for the first time. “I expect some kind of existential crisis, then catharsis,” he confessed to Paste as he drove around the country in a new Mustang with only a guitar for company. Whether that lonesome road experience is what drove him to his new, more collaborative project, Here We Go Magic, we may never know.
This much is clear, though: Temple recorded the nine tracks of Here We Go Magic's self-titled debut in his own bedroom, just as he did 2007's Snowbeast. But this time, he'll be joined on the road by bassist Baptiste Ibar and drummer Peter Hale to accomplish the layered musical intricacies whipped up during his solo recording process. Western Vinyl will release the record on Feb. 24 (some tracks are streaming on the band's MySpace now) and there are some live dates on the way.
Here We Go Magic's tracklist:
1. Only Pieces?
5. Ghost List
?6. I Just Want To See You Underwater?
8. Nat's Alien?
9. Everything's Big
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