SWEET LIGHTS

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NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert, June 11, 2012
Daniel Johnston w/Sweet Lights

SPACE DUCKS:
an infinite comic book of musical greatness
is a visceral, engaging work of art by celebrated singer/songwriter Daniel Johnston. The book combines the unique and brilliant characters, images and words of Daniel Johnston along with Daniel’s amazing music, and the musical and artistic contributions of fans, to create a one-of-a-kind interactive comic book experience. This project combines Daniel’s music and art to create a must-see experience for art, music, and comic fans everywhere. –BOOM! Studios 


by Albert Birney


Sweet Lights – Endless Town
Director: Albert Birney / Animator: Vanessa Lauria / jubadaba.com


Sweet Lights – Ballad Of Kurt Vile #2
taken from the latest self-titled album.

Sweet Lights – You Let Me Down
recorded for Weathervane’s Shaking Through series / released 16 August 2011.

“Sweet Lights,” the debut S/T album of Philadelphia’s Sweet Lights (Shai Halperin of former Capitol Years, and currently of Daniel Johnston’s band), is available now via Highline Records. Also, the first 7″ single ‘Endless Town‘ (b/w ‘Handle With Care’ Traveling Wilburys’ cover. Limited) from the album is available now.


Sweet Lights – One Day (Sharon Van Etten cover)

Philadelphia’s Sweet Lights (Shai Halperin of former Capitol Years, Daniel Johnston’s band) plays Sharon Van Etten.  Grab the cover version of ‘One Day’ on Sweet Lights’ bandcamp page.

Sweet Lights – Endless Town (via Delicious Scopitone)
Scenes from “Permanent Vacation” by Jim Jarmusch.

Sweet Lights – Are We Gonna Work it Out


Philadelphia’s Sweet Lights is known as a one-man-band of Shai Halperin (of former Capitol Years, Daniel Johnston’s band), its self-titled full length, produced & mixed by himself with Jeff Zeigler (of Arc in Round/Uniform Recording, also known for producing/engineering War on Drugs, Kurt Vile) is available digitally on bandcamp.