Hear to guide single “Southern Cross” now
Printed Apr 02, 2021
Kamloops-based musician JP Lancaster has been a focal participant within the British Columbia metropolis’s scene because the frontman of now-defunct psych-popsters At Mission Dolores and proprietor of native label Factotum CO. He is simply introduced that his debut solo album, Round City, can be launched on Could 28 through Factotum.
The album was written and recorded through the previous yr, influenced by the continuing pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. “I had the expertise of watching life on my block unfold in better element than I ever have earlier than. Songs simply offered themselves as issues occurred,” stated Lancaster in a press release. “There have been even conditions the place you see an individual or occasion in passing and it leaves you constructing this elaborate narrative in your head about what you assume is happening of their life. Whereas the particular particulars are distinctive to what I see round me, I really feel like normally that is the shared expertise that all of us went by means of this previous yr.”
Lead single “Southern Cross” is a baroque blast of Kevin Morby-style rock that originally alternates between ethereal woodwinds and Lancaster’s husky baritone vocals, earlier than all the weather coalesce right into a shimmering finale. The tune comes with a trippy, retro lyric video that shows Lancaster’s poetry atop psychedelic black-and-white grounds.
Watch the “Southern Cross” video beneath, and preserve scrolling for extra info on Round City.
1. West Finish
3. Feeling Unusual
4. Round City
5. Manic Mansion
6. Southern Cross
7. Solemn Hymns
8. Sin Swamp
9. Nightfall Got here Early
10. Shapes within the Darkish