Vinyl LP pressing released to coincide with the album's 20th Anniversary. Through the Trees is the third full-length album released by alternative country band The Handsome Family. The album was originally released in 1998. Through the Trees was nominated by Mojo readers as one of the most important Americana albums of the 1990s. The Handsome Family is an alternative country and Americana duo consisting of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks formed in Chicago, Illinois, and currently based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.