Song Premiere: The Lawlands – "Elsewhere"
The Lawlands have been in the studio recording their forthcoming six-song EP, and they're giving us another taste of what to expect with the excellent new track "Elsewhere". The song is far more upbeat than "Youth", their first single with Anthony Ferraro singing lead, and it sounds like Ferraro is becoming more comfortable in his new role. If you're a fan of straightforward indie-rockers such as The Smiths or Magnetic Fields, you'll more than likely enjoy "Elsewhere", which you can stream and download below. The Lawlands will be joined by The Disposition and Magic Fight at Brick & Mortar this [...]
The Lawlands shuffle lineup, release new single "Youth"
The Lawlands recently began sharing their new single "Youth" on Indie Shuffle, which marks the first release by the band with Anthony Ferraro as their lead singer. Ferraro, who also has a solo project, the outstanding Astronauts Etc., was playing keys for The Lawlands when their lead singer left to teach English in Asia. Drummer Shaun Lowecki, who initially spearheaded the band, encouraged Ferraro to take over lead vocal duties. "We're taking a straightforward rock approach. We're stripping things down and focusing on songwriting and storytelling," explains Ferraro. "You could say it's sort of a reaction against the abstract, hide-behind-the-reverb [...]