‘The Scull of Lucia’ is the latest single from the posthumous Sparklehorse album Bird Machine. Jason Lytle of Grandaddy contributed harmonies to the track, which follows lead single ‘Evening Star Supercharger’. Listen to it below.
“From the very first seconds of ‘The Scull of Lucia’, I was transported to a different time,” said producer Joel Hamilton, who mixed Bird Machine. “The recipe is unmistakably Sparklehorse: The pace, the sounds, the overall texture of the voice. Every sound seems to support the voice and the lyric, which was always at the core of Mark’s genius. The weight of the world, floated on a rickety raft, across a sea of melancholy”