Crystal Shipsss is the solo project from Danish songwriter currently residing in Berlin Jacob Faurholt, who has released four solo albums already, plus an EP under the moniker Why Write?, which was a collaboration with legendary producer Kramer (Daniel Johnston, Low, Galaxie 500). Faurholt has played a long line of concerts, among them as support for Efterklang, Grizzly Bear, The Black Heart Procession, and CocoRosie. Now with the release of Yay (Raw Onion Records / Rillbar on June 11th (US release July 10th on Three Ring Records), an album we have been raving about for quite some time now, and this track that touches ‘my dark and slimy soul’..Buy the mother please if you are a serious guy like me, or download it for free…
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We are very happy to announce the release of the first Smile from Crystal Shipsss‘ debut album Yay. Crystal Shipsss is a relatively new project from our beloved songwriter Jacob Faurholt, who last year released the beautiful solo album Dark Hours. Faurholt has also played a long line of concerts, among them support slots for CocoRosie, Grizzly Bear and The Black Heart Procession. The single also includes the two non album tracks Scary Mountain and The Black ForestThe single will be released on April 9th in Europe (Raw Onion Records) and May 8th in North America (Three Ring Records) – the album Yay (10″ mint green vinyl) will follow in June / July. Yay has already had a limited cassette release on the Portuguese label Cakes and Tapes.
Crystal Shipsss have signed a record deal with the San Francisco based label Three Ring Records, who will release ‘Yay’, their debut album in North America. Three Ring Records have also released the debut of The Soft Province (Jace Lasek from The Besnard Lakes). In Denmark Yay will be out on my own label Raw Onion Records – It will be a summer release on limited edition, 10″ mint green vinyl!
You can visit Three Ring Records HERE and get a free download of the CS song My Dark Slimy Soul.