In anticipation of A Color Map of the Sun, Pretty Lights has uploaded the entire album to stream. Derek Vincent Smith traveled all over the country working with various musicians to make this beautiful collage of music. The album, like all of Pretty Lights’ music, will be available for free download on July 2nd; but for the first time Pretty Lights will be releasing hard copies of his music at the same time as the digital release. You can pre order A Color Map of the Sun at his website now on either vinyl or cd.
EDIT: We’ve added the full track by track stream for Pretty Lights – A Color Map of the Sun below, which includes 3 bonus tracks and additional PL material. You can buy the album or download it for free at the link below.
Pretty Lights-A Color Map of the Sun | Buy Or Download Free
A Color Map of the Sun Tracklist
1.Color of My Soul
3.Let’s Get Busy
4.Around the Block ft. Talib Kweli
6.Go Down Sunshine
7.So Bright ft. Eligh
11.One Day They’ll Know
12.Always All Ways
13.My Only Hope
+ 3 Bonus tracks and multiple reel breaks
Pretty Lights also released a 30 minute documentary on the making of A Color Map of the Sun. This documentary follows Derek across the country during the 2 years it took for him to make this incredible album. He worked with many different artists, sampling them to help create A Color Map of the Sun. Check out the documentary below.
While you’re at it take a listen to Pretty Lights’ latest collaboration with The Grouch and Eligh as well. Pretty Lights has always had a close relationship with hip hop in his music and teaming up with The Grouch and Eligh made for this fantastic song. This amazing music video has some pretty cool visuals and follows the Grouch and Eligh as they travel across the city.