The Sighs of Monsters' fourth album 'Present'

A project in Chatham, UK by The Sighs of Monsters

Status: Active

Available on CD, cassette or special edition box set. All backers get a Kickstarter exclusive mixtape!
Backers: 23
Average Daily Pledges: £23
Average Pledge Per Backer: £40

Funding: £912 of £600
Dates: Apr 19th -> Jun 2nd (45 days)
Project By: The Sighs of Monsters
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Latest News

Backyard Worlds closes "Side A"

May 24th - via:
This is "Backyard Worlds" - the 'Side A' closer. As those who are familiar with our previous albums are aware, we construct albums around the "classic album" formula, celebrating 'The Album' as a great 20th Century artform; that is to say, divided... (Read More)

Creative Sparks!

May 21st - via:
This is a cover of ‘Popularity’, from the Sparks 1983 album ‘In Outer Space’. We like this song a lot. Whistle along with us (Dean could use the help!) . Like R.E.M. (we covered 'Wolves, Lower' recently), Sparks is another of the bands we... (Read More)

It's "Sad Song", the song that started our 'Present' journey!

May 17th - via:
Here is another track off the album! With just over a fortnight to go before this album launch campaign ends, we're so grateful for your support. Please tell your music-loving friends and neighbours and encourage them to take a listen. Here's an... (Read More)

Proper Motion (Performance)

May 13th - via:
Here's another cut from 'Present' to enjoy in anticipation of our June release. Just three more weeks to go!  Here's an extract from the notes accompanying the song in the Immersion Edition book: "In a jam in Feb 2022, Brett played a basic... (Read More)

We've reached a milestone!

May 6th - via:
We've hit our Kickstarter target! Massive THANKS to everyone who supported us so far! To celebrate, we've done a cover, 'Wolves, Lower'. ‘Wolves, Lower’ is an early song by the inimitable REM. We’re big fans, and songs like this were definitely... (Read More)

I Was Not What I Seem Like

April 29th - via:
Here's a video documenting the recording of "I Was Not What I Seem Like", the fourth track of The Sighs of Monsters's new album, 'Present', in our loft studio. Dean has finished writing short 'essays' for each song to be included in the Immersion Box... (Read More)

Abdication - the third track from the album

April 23rd - via:
Here's another loft performance, today presenting the song Abdication. "Most of the camera’s imageis swallowed up in darkness -the unlit green.But along the top - see? - a terraceand in the top, right hand corner -just away from the houses,a flare... (Read More)

"You Have Left Us No Alternative"

April 20th - via:
Here is a performance of another track from the album Present called "You Have Left Us No Alternative".  (Read More)

Performing 'Alibis' - the opening track of the album

April 19th - via:
Here we are performing 'Alibis', the first track on our album. It acts as a sort of overture, setting out the themes and the tone of the album which follows.  (Read More)

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