Beachwood Sparks news

Stream The Tarnished Gold at!

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

NPR now offers up a full album stream of The Tarnished Gold. Listen and enjoy here!

Listen to Sparks Fly Again

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Click here to listen/download Sparks Fly Again from The Tarnished Gold! You won’t regret it. Saludos!

The Tarnished Gold full album stream made available to pre-order customers

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Sub Pop have just made available a full album stream of The Tarnished Gold for pre-order customers. Click here and log in with your account details to acces the stream!

Pre-order The Tarnished Gold from Sub Pop and recieve a free BWS tote bag!

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

You can now pre-order The Tarnished Gold from Sub Pop. The pre-order will include a free tote bag while suplies last, so be quick!

Sub Pop also offers up a pre-order bundle consisting of the album and a new Beachwood Sparks t-shirt!

A red Beachwood Sparks tote bagA golden Beachwood Sparks t-shirt

Order here!

The Tarnished Gold release date, album art and track list revealed

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Beachwood Sparks’ forthcoming new album The Tarnished Gold will be released on June 26 on CD and LP (double-LP at 45 rpm)!

This is the album art:
The Tarnished Gold cover art

And this is the track list:
01. Forget the Song
02. Sparks Fly Again
03. Mollusk
04. Tarnished Gold
05. Water from the Well
06. Talk About Lonesome
07. Leave That Light On
08. Nature’s Light
09. No Queremos Oro
10. Earl Jean
11. Alone Together
12. The Orange Grass Special
13. Goodbye

And this is what it feels like:
Beachwood Sparks lying on the beach

Stream/download a new Beachwood Sparks song!

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

It’s called Forget the song and it’s great!

Hit play to stream the song, or download it by clicking the mp3 button (you have to enter an e-mail address).

New Beachwood Sparks track to be featured on Sub Pop sampler

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

On April 21, a.k.a Record Store Day, Sub Pop Records will release a new promo sampler that will feature a new Beachwood Sparks song called Forget the Song. This will be the first new Beachwood Sparks song to be released since June 4 2002!

More info here.

The new Beachwood Sparks album gets title and first “review”

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Uncut writer John Mulvey has given us some new information on the forthcoming Beachwood Sparks album on his blog and Twitter feed:

1. The album will be titled The Tarnished Gold
2. It will be released on SubPop
3. It will sound “kind of nice” and like a “sunny morning”

That’s alright with me.

Beachwood Sparks to play Huichica Music Festival

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Beachwood Sparks just announced that they will be playing the Huichica Music Festival that takes place in Sonoma, California on June 1st and 2nd.

The festival is arranged by wine producer Jeff Bundschu (on which property the festival is being held) and Fruit Bats front man Eric D. Johnsson.

Other artists performing at the festival are Little Wings, Paper Cuts, Sonny and the Sunsets and Sea of Bees.


Beachwood Sparks hope to have new album out by summer, guest spots by Ariel Pink and Neal Casal

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

As we’ve reported earlier Beachwood Sparks have recorded new music. We got in touch with Farmer Dave Scher who revealed some interesting facts about the new record. The album will hopefully be out before summer and will feature the classic Beachwood Sparks line up of Chris Gunst, Brent Rademaker, Farmer Dave Scher and Aaron Sperske, with additional help from Ariel Pink and Neal Casal among others.

Read the full interview with Farmer Dave here!