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Wintersleep are a Canadian indie rock band from Halifax, Nova Scotia. What started out as a side-project, eventually turned into one of the most popular live shows in Atlantic Canada. Wintersleep came together in 2001 and is composed of Loel Campbell (drums), Paul Murphy (guitar/vocals), Tim D’eon (guitar/keyboards), Mike Bigelow (keyboards ‘05-‘06/bass guitar), Jon Samuel (keyboards/backing vocals/guitar) and former member Jud Haynes (bass guitar).

Wintersleep are a part of Dependent Music, a music label/collective that began in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in 1994. They have three CD releases, the first self-titled, the second untitled, and their newest release Welcome To The Night Sky released in October, 2007. Wintersleep have a large and faithful following due to their extensive touring throughout Canada and Europe.

Their music style is rooted in indie rock and has ambient and occasional shoegaze elements. Performances have been described as “entirely honest” and “deeply moving” with “captivating ambiance”. While playing live, the band attempts to make the listener as much a part of the music as the band t... (+) expand
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SilentK (level 25) wrote:
Wish there were more songs here!!!!!!!
23 days ago
Calista (level 37) wrote:
Heard this track this morning and felt like my ears had come home! I'm so glad you posted this here.
24 days ago
AnujSuper9 (level 25) wrote:
I love Weighty Ghost so much! I've probably listened to it over 200 times in the last week. I don't know why it speaks to me so much, but it does. I think it's just the general tone of the song that I find very agreeable. :)
6 years ago
healryduff (level 13) wrote:
love ur ghost song
6 years ago
Puumaja wrote:
hi, really nice tune this Weighty Ghost!!! New band to me, but surely one to watch!
6 years ago
redbaron (level 31) wrote:
Wonderful, inspiring and gorgeous. More than enough to make me order the record. Please don't stop making music.
6 years ago
GBoray (level 3) wrote:
Can't stop listening to this. Perfect.
6 years ago
Alexiss2004 (level 8) wrote:
AMAZING!!
Wow!!
This song is like fresh air for my soul,
make me feel so happy and peacefuly all around me...
Thnk so much for this!


Alex ( sorry for my english)
6 years ago
exgf (level 2) wrote:
Saw you guys a couple years ago in Victoria. Complete word of mouth that brought me to the show. It was fantastic!
6 years ago
theprawn (level 17) wrote:
This is just an incredible song -- the rest of the album is great, as well.
6 years ago
renlucy (level 2) wrote:
I really like this song and I might have to follow Ravens instructions on checking more songs about you, cuz I really LOVE this song !
6 years ago
ravens (level 6) wrote:
heard this tune, then went to website, downloaded the 4 free tracks, then bought welcome to the night sky on itunes in all of 10 minutes - great stuff guys... i recommend everyone else do the same.
6 years ago
ladyyeahyeah (level 17) wrote:
I love Welcome To the Night Sky. It was the soundtrack to an uncertain, bleak, yet strangely beautiful year of my life.
6 years ago
dreyvas (level 12) wrote:
Such a festive folk feel.
6 years ago
Walkthebass (level 1) wrote:
Excellent! Very ambient and ethereal song that's uplifting and soothing. Moves the soul.
6 years ago
geronimodeleon (level 18) wrote:
Love Weighty Ghost!
Thanks!!!
6 years ago
waiting0 (level 12) wrote:
Loved it so much had to rush off and buy your album
6 years ago
immortalliam (level 11) wrote:
tried to share your song on facebook with my friends, but apparently that's not working right now. grrr....
6 years ago
MouseBoss (level 10) wrote:
Weighty Ghost has put a smile on my face. Marvelous. Say hello to Halifax for me. I spent a couple of very happy summers there as a kid.
6 years ago
Bogotano (level 7) wrote:
nais
6 years ago
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