About

The short version

Sleeping States is a musical project by Markland Starkie, who is currently based in Bristol, UK.

Markland began playing shows under the name Sleeping States in 2004 and since then has released/self-released the following:

  • 3 albums
    • Distances Are Great (2004)
    • There The Open Spaces (2007)
    • In The Gardens Of The North (2009)
  • 5 EPs
    • A Year in the Life (2005)
    • Kontra Punkte (2005)
    • Sleeping States / Francois & The Atlas Mountains split (2006)
    • Old vs New (2008)
    • Kayfabe Juncture (2010)
  • 4 singles
    • Rivers (2006)
    • Call Me (Throwing Muses cover) (2008)
    • I Wonder / Under A Capricorn Sky (2007)
    • Gardens Of The South (2009)
  • A few tracks on compilations

Markland stopped touring in 2011 to concentrate on the day job. The occasional show, and the odd new record, is always on the cards.

The long version…