Some of you may be familiar with Peter Heppner’s earlier work whilst in the two man group, Wolfsheim. If you haven’t heard of Wolfsheim, then do yourself a favor and give it a listen! I especially like Casting Shadows, but they started making waves with their 1992 release No Happy View, in which The Sparrows And The Nightingales made its first appearance.
This music had a huge impact on me during an excruciatingly difficult period in my life, and I can’t believe I went all these years without hearing Peter’s solo work! It’s different… much, much darker, but his very special brand of energy is still there… and his voice; his voice for the love of God, is stunningly beautiful!
For your listening pleasure, I present you with the album in its entirety: