The Lights released their new single Dust and Stone. A follow up to Days Don’t Get Me Far Enough Away which received support from Janice Long, Alex Lester and plus 6 Music DJ Chris Hawkins.
You can watch the video HERE
The video to the new single is a laugh out loud four minutes, featuring the band plotting their radio domination from their lair while trying to hoodwink major BBC names into playing the single. All four DJs play their part in the video and it’s certainly one of the must see music video’s of 2012.
This year has seen the band build on their breakthrough with their debut album Teenager of the Century. Featuring the breathless but faultless vocals of Liz Sheils, these moulded with a blend of lush harmonies and musicianship that has become the hallmark of theLights. Festival offers rolled in last year at the same rate as rave reviews of the debut leaving the band with a clutch of new admirers in the media and on the live circuit. A whirlwind twelve months for the band has been capped with the news that Integrity Recordsoffered the band a single deal to release the track.
The Gavin Monaghan produced Teenager of the Century saw the band burst through the doors and onto the floor of the national media stage. A whirlwind of a twelve months saw the band invited to play an exclusive Q Radio set for Caroline Beavon, gain single support from Radio 2’s Janice Long and 6 Music’s Chris Hawkins and Days Don’t Get Me Far Enough away also appeared on the radar of Radio 2 Head of Music Jeff Smith as a pre release earlier this year.
“Just file under amazing music”
“Imagine Elvis Costello writing lyrics for ELO”
A stunning mix of light and shade, Teenager of the Century effortlessly switches vocals between Liz Sheils and Shaun Kelly and delivers brand of folk pop that dazzled radio and print press resulting in numerous BBC local radio session offers and an amazing year was capped when the band were invited to play the BBC Club late last year for an industry showcase.
Days Don’t Get Me Far Enough Away is available on all major download sites and video will be distributed via the Fastrax network.