Late Night Tales has had a tremendously successful decade; collaborating with the likes of Belle and Sebastian, Cinematic Orchestra and Arctic Monkeys. Showing off their undeniably varied and obscure record collection, Midlake are next to compile the cult compilation mix. Designed for lulling its listener into a sleep like state, the first listen was designated to lights off and headphones on.

Reserved for low volume, low tempo, the album creates a carefully assembled mix of new and classic folk and rock songs, with an exclusive and highly praised cover of Black Sabbath's 'Am I Going Insane' thrown in by Midlake themselves for good measure. An enchanting and otherworldly atmosphere encompasses the track listing, which moves across almost all continents. From Late Night Tales regular Bjok to Scott Walker and newcomers Beach House.

The album concludes with a little spoken word from the ending of Will Self's short story 'The Happy Detective', which stands somewhat incongruously amongst the quiet, peaceful tracks before hand. Still, it is night time and if you aren't already asleep Self's gravelly voice will lull you there.

With a supposed new album and a headline slot at this years End Of The Road, just around the corner, Midlake are the perfect addition to the Late Night Tales family.

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