Spain are an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1993, and led by Josh Haden. Their debut album The Blue Moods of Spain was released in September 1995. From it, their song "Spiritual" was covered by Johnny Cash on his 1996 Unchained album, and by Soulsavers on their 2007 release It's Not How Far You Fall, It's the Way You Land. Haden's father, jazz great Charlie Haden, performed a touching instrumental version of "Spiritual" on his acclaimed album Beyond The Missouri Sky (Short Stories), featuring respected jazz guitarist Pat Metheny. Spain's second album She Haunts My Dreams was recorded in 1999 on the Swedish island of Vaxholm, and contained performances by Swedish jazz pianist Esbjörn Svensson, Soundtrack of our Lives guitarist Björn Olsson, and sometime R.E.M. and Beck drummer Joey Waronker. This album contained the song "Every Time I Try" which director Wim Wenders included in the soundtrack to The End of Violence. Spain's third album I Believe was released in 2001, and a compilation, Spirituals: The Best Of Spain, was released in 2003.
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