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by Cheval Sombre

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    Limited edition vinyl version of the ‘Althea’ EP, pressed on clear vinyl and released by Fat Elvis Records. Beautiful sleeve designed by Craig Carry and a printed insert.

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Althea 07:59
So Far Away 04:40


released November 5, 2021

Cheval Sombre – guitars, vocals
Sonic Boom – keyboards, processing
Dean Wareham – guitars
Gillian Rivers – strings

Althea written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter
Are You Ready written by Cheval Sombre
So Far Away written by Mark Knopfler

Recorded at Bhakti Box with Darshan Jesrani, mixed by Sonic Boom, except So Far Away recorded by Cheval Sombre

Produced by Sonic Boom

Mastered by Matthew J Saunders at 808Hz Mastering


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Cheval Sombre New York, New York

Artist Biography excerpt from AllMusic by Matt Collar

With his poetic, atmospherically hazy sound, New York singer/songwriter Cheval Sombre emerged in the mid-2000s as a torchbearer for '60s psychedelia and hypnotic space rock. Working closely with Spacemen 3's Sonic Boom as well as Luna's Dean Wareham, Sombre gained a cult following with his eponymous 2009 debut and 2012 follow-up, Mad Love. ... more

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