We're very pleased to announce an STP exclusive of this fantastic reissue from our new friends at Forager Records!
The second release from Forager Records, a Los Angeles-based record label committed to rediscovering and breathing new life into rare and under appreciated sounds from the past. This follow up to their stunning debut compilation Belong to the Wind is a beautifully fragile folk daydream recorded in 1971 and unreleased until now.
Michigan quartet Flight was formed in the small town of Grayling by Phil Stancil and Doug Slater. The two teenagers, with no formal musical training, sat down for a year to explore a shared sense of vulnerability, and a new found freedom in expressing an emotional openness rarely seen in young American men at the time.
What resulted was an 8-track LP, recorded over two days in two separate studios. Aside from a limited 45 pressing of 50 copies of the two singles, I’m Coming Home would wait a full half century to be released.
This music recently uncovered and restored, provides a unique glimpse into the world that was 1971 America: a time when young men felt emboldened to abandon machismo, and explore the feelings of heartbreak, longing, alienation, and love in music.
Original hand drawn artwork by Niko Bianco.
For fans of Sad About The Times, Belong to The Wind, Jim Sullivan, CSNY, Cosmic Country