Drag City signed them in 2003, and in 2004, they released the band's Through The Sun Door EP to general critical praise. They toured the U.S. opening for like-minded folk musicians Will Oldham and Brightblack Morning Light in 2004 (when the latter band was still known as Brightblack). In 2005, the group appeared on a free split EP, sponsored by Tylenol; it featured three songs each by White Magic and indie rock band The American Analog Set. Throughout 2005, Billotte performed as White Magic accompanied by guitarist Sleepy Doug Shaw.
White Magic's current lineup's core consists of these two musicians, aided by an array of friends/musicians of similar musical aesthetics. On November 14, 2006, debut album Dat Rosa Mel Apibus was released on Drag City Records. While the band has yet to follow up with a sophomore album, it did release the I'm Hiding My Nightingale EP in 2015. Billotte's alto has earned her comparisons to Grace Slick, Karen Dalton, Beth Orton, Dawn McCarthy (of Faun Fables), and Nico. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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