Three songs by Swedish band MOONLIT SAILOR (http://www.deepelm.com/moonlitsailor) are featured in the new Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, 30 Days, Freakonomics) produced documentary “Floating: the Nathan Gocke Story.” Other bands featured in the film include Sigur Ros, Bon Iver, Damien Jurado, Animal Collective, Fanfarlo and more.  Fans can download a Free 18 song Sampler containing music by MOONLIT SAILOR here: http://www.deepelm.com/490

Directed by Richard Yelland, “Floating” is the incredible journey a young man who suffers a spinal cord injury while surfing. Although he loses feeling in his legs and arms, nothing can stop him from realizing his dream of surfing again. It premiers on Fuel TV on June 23 at 6:30pm.

You can view a preview of “Floating” here: http://morganspurlock.com/videos/id_162/

What the press is saying about MOONLIT SAILOR’s new album “So Close To Life”:

“Saturated with hope, the music stands on its own…there is no need for words. Simply epic.” – Alternativ News “Patterns of swelling and subsiding like ocean waves create this modern rock masterpiece.” – Tollbooth “Bombastic drumwork and the prettiest guitars craft one of the most engaging releases as of late.” – Silent Ballet “Moonlit Sailor are in possession of a wealth of post-rock potential. Too good!” – Absolute Punk “Everything about Moonlit Sailor’s “So Close To Life” is beauty…” – Rockfreaks “Wow. This is…Wow! This album is near flawless.” – Stereokiller

MOONLIT SAILOR is Adam Törnblad (drums, percussion, keyboards, guitar, programming), Markus Rundlöf (bass, keyboards), Oscar Gulbrandsen (guitar, keyboards) and Joakim Wiik (guitar, programming, keyboard, keyboards, glockenspiel).  The band resides in Boras, Sweden where they often experience weeks without sunlight.

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Deep Elm Records
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