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Common Burn/Lay Myself Down

"Common Burn"/"Lay Myself Down"
Single by Mazzy Star
from the album Seasons of Your Day
Released October 31, 2011 (digital)
January 24, 2012 (vinyl)
Format Digital / Vinyl
Genre Alternative rock, folk pop
Length 9:41
Label Rhymes of An Hour
Writer(s) Hope Sandoval & David Roback
Producer(s) David Roback & Hope Sandoval
Mazzy Star singles chronology
"I've Been Let Down"
"Common Burn"

"Common Burn"/"Lay Myself Down" is a double a-sided single from alternative rock/dream pop duo Mazzy Star. Their first new material in over fifteen years, the single was released by the band's own independent label Rhymes of An Hour Records digitally on October 31, 2011 and on limited edition coloured vinyl on January 24, 2012.[1][2] The name of their record label is taken from the title of a song found on their last studio album, 1996's Among My Swan.

Recorded in California, London and Norway, the full version of b-side "Lay Myself Down" is available to stream in its entirety on Pitchfork in promotion for the release of the single.[3]


No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Common Burn"   Hope Sandoval David Roback 5:07
2. "Lay Myself Down"   Hope Sandoval David Roback 4:32


  1. ^ "Amazon MP3 Single".  
  2. ^ "Mazzy Star returns!!". 2011-10-12. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  3. ^ Pelly, Jenn (2011-10-24). """New Mazzy Star: "Lay Myself Down.  
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