Song Of Mourning

from by Shadows

  • Cassette + Digital Album

    High-bias, solid green cassette tape with multi-panel insert and hard shell, clear, shrink-wrapped case. Each panel contains an image formatted after old tarot decks, corresponding to each song. 100 copies available.

    Includes unlimited streaming of New Growth via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    edition of 100 

      $8 USD or more 


  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $2 USD  or more



Song Of Mourning is an elegy for what is lost. It is a dirge of sorts, a catharsis for grief and pain. John Muir Teaches us that wilderness holds the key to self-discovery as well as a profound source for understanding the human condition and our place in nature. With such a drastic devastation of the wilderness for the engines of progress, commerce and industry, we mourn the loss of ourselves in the process, the loss of our humanity, our natures, our connection to the planet, the meaning in our lives and our very existence as a species.


from New Growth, released December 6, 2014
Zach C.: Bass
Paris M.: Guitar
Jenn L.: Drums

Justin Crawford, Joey Seward, Don't Stop Printing, Punk All, our friends and family, the rivers, the mountains, the forest and the sea.



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Shadows Olympia, Washington

Conceived during the dreary Northwest winter of 2011, guitarist Paris McClusky and bassist Zach Castañon began the group as a seedling of riff-laden escapism. That spring, drummer Jen Laboranti galvanized the sound that became Shadows.
Beneath the shadows of the mountains, we dwell. Diminutive, though we are, we fill the vast spaces with the songs of Shadows.
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