The Trials of Van Occupanther is the second studio album by American rock band Midlake. It was released on J, on Bella Union. It was reissued on its 10th anniversary in with new cover art, photographs, and two unreleased songs. The Trials of Van Occupanther Promising band issues its second album and looks to build on compelling indie pop gem "Roscoe". The future ain't. The Trials of Van Occupanther is the second studio album by American rock band Midlake. It was released on J, on Bella Union. Midlake is an American folk rock band from Denton, Texas, formed in The band consists of Eric Pulido, McKenzie Smith, Eric Nichelson, Jesse Chandler and. The sound has the muffled, close-in sound of the Band, or Tull, or even Blind Faith, and like those bands, Midlake evokes a time out of mind. Their characters This Autumn Midlake will celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Trials of Van Occupanther with a deluxe reissue via Bella Union on g gold vinyl, complete with. Midlake, The Trials of Van Occupanther As the charts heave under the weight of so-so soft rock, Midlake suggest the genre isn't all bad. From. Listen to The Trials Of Van Occupanther on Spotify. Midlake · Album · · 11 songs. Metacritic Music Reviews, The Trials Of Van Occupanther by Midlake, This sophomore set finds the Texas five-piece utilizing a 's classic. The Trials of Van Occupanther from Midlake was an album I discovered in the fall of , and I'm not really sure how.