Hope's musical career began in 1986 with her friend Sylvia Gomez in the folk band Going Home.
Hope and David Roback formed Mazzy Star in the late '80s and released 3 albums in the '90s with a fourth being released in 2013.
- She Hangs Brightly (1990)
- So Tonight That I Might See (1993)
- Among My Swan (1996)
- Seasons Of Your Day (2013) (iTunes / Amazon)
- I'm Less Here (2014)
Hope Sandoval and The Warm Inventions will release Until the Hunter on November 4, 2016.
In addition to Mazzy Star and The Warm Inventions, Hope has collaborated with a variety of artists including The Jesus & Mary Chain, The Chemical Brothers, Death In Vegas, Bert Jansch, Richard X, Air, Vetiver, and Le Volume Courbe. Hope sings on "Paradise Circus" from Massive Attack's album Heligoland.