This came out in 2002 – or at least that’s when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):
Neil Halstead has long been the uncontested singer, songwriter and leader of U.K. alt-country balladeers Mojave 3.
So why he feels the need for solo releases — like last spring’s full-length Sleeping on Roads and this followup EP — is beyond me. But whatever the reason, I’m glad for it. Because Seasons — a collection of leftovers and revamped tracks from Sleeping — is a gorgeous treat. Taking the gently melancholy, melodic folk-pop of Nick Drake and contemporizing it with some studio polish and electro-ambience, Halstead offers five tracks of lovely, low-key loneliness and lazy, hazy troubadourism that provide the perfect accompaniment to the end of a summer fling. You’ve had joy, you’ve had fun; now have Seasons in the sun.