The Bright Light Social Hour w/ Israel Nash
Escondido Creek Records, 2016
Photo by Katie Marschner
Today, we feature acclaimed Austin-based artists The Bright Light Social Hour and Israel Nash and their single, “Lupita,” from the upcoming Neighbors EP. A three-song collaboration between the artists, the Neighbors EP is set for release digitally on November 4th, 2016, to be followed by a physical release of 500 limited-edition copies on 7” vinyl on November 18th, 2016. Pre-orders are available now HERE.
Be sure to read our interview with The Bright Light Social Hour from this year’s Sloss Fest, when they first broke the silence on making Neighbors and discussed their recording process with Nash.
Featuring vocals by Israel Nash and Jack O’Brien (TBLSH), “Lupita” is the first single off of the NeighborsEP. The song narrates the story of a Mexican couple who have risked their lives in search of a better existence in the United States, only to have found the harsh realities of undocumented life to present surprising challenges of their own. The EP, a statement about the current toxic political sentiment about immigration in the United States, takes the listener on a journey from bravely leaving home in search of safety and prosperity, longing for a…[read more…]