Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain is the fourth album by Sparklehorse. It is due to be released on 25 September 2006.
Although it is Sparklehorse's first studio album in five years, approximately 25 minutes of the 55 minute long record have been previously released in some form. "Ghost in the Sky" was originally released on the Japanese pressing of It's A Wonderful Life. "Shade and Honey" was sung by the actor Allesandro Nivola in the 2002 film Laurel Canyon, and Nivola's version is also found on the soundtrack. "Morning Hollow" was previously found as the hidden bonus track on 'It's A Wonderful Life'. The track "Dreamt for Lightyears in the Belly of a Mountain" was originally released in 2001 under the title "Maxine" on both the LP version of It's a Wonderful Life as well as on the Gold Day EP. "Ghost in the Sky", "Don't Take My Sunshine Away" and "Knives of Summertime" will be released as singles in the weeks leading up to the release of the album.