On January 21, 2008.

On January 21, 2008, “Domino” label released “Falling off the Lavender Bridge”, the debut Lightspeed Champion (Devonté Hynes) album. It was recorded in 2007, at “ARC Studios” in Omaha, Nebraska, and was produced by Mike Mogis.


  • Devonté Hynes- vocals, guitar
  • Emmy the Great- additional vocals
  • Tim Kasher- additional vocals
  • Derek Pressnall, Kianna Alarid, Susan Sanchez, David Coyote Bones, Nik Fackler, Joe Knapp- group vocals
  • Clark Baechle- drums
  • Kimberley Salistean, Cynthia Ricker, Donna Carnes and Tracy Sands – strings
  • Nate Walcott- strings arrangement
  • Tom Clarke – cello
  • Miguel Picanco – oboe
  • Mark Benson – clarinet
  • Karen Murphy – flute
  • Mike Mogis – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Devonté Hynes.

  1. Number One
  2. Galaxy of the Lost
  3. Tell Me What It’s Worth
  4. All to Shit
  5. Midnight Surprise
  6. Devil Tricks for a Bitch
  7. I Could Have Done This Myself
  8. Salty Water
  9. Dry Lips
  10. Everyone I Know Is Listening to Crunk
  11. Let the Bitches Die
  12. No Surprise (for Wendela) / Midnight Surprise

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