Album Release

LAURA VEIRS

The Lookout

Bella Union - distribuzione Self - 13 aprile 2018

Cantautrice con una carriera ventennale alle spalle, Laura Veirs dimostra la profondità delle sue capacità musicali nel suo decimo album solista The Lookout, disponibile dal 13 aprile su Bella Union, distribuzione Self.

The Lookout non è solo una raccolta di brani squisitamente folk-pop, ma anche un concept album sulla fragilità delle cose preziose. Prodotto da Tucker Martine, collaboratore di Laura Veirs e candidato ai Grammy, The Lookout è la colonna sonora per i tempi difficili, piena di allusioni a figure protettrici: un campeggiatore che alimenta un fuoco controllato, una madre che si occupa dei propri figli e un marinaio di vedetta. Veirs ha condiviso il video del primo singolo “Everybody Needs You”, diretto da Lance Bangs. Guarda il video QUI

The Lookout racconta del bisogno di fare attenzione alla bellezza effimera della vita e dell’importanza di prendersi cura gli uni degli altri,” afferma Veirs. “Mi riferisco a ciò che mi circonda, al caos dopo le elezioni americane, al divario razziale nel nostro paese e al regolamento dei conti personale con la realtà della mezza età: ho amici che sono morti; fatico a trovare un equilibrio tra la vita artistica e quella personale.”

The Lookout unisce la fluidità collaborativa con la nota etica lavorativa di Laura Veirs. I dodici brani dell’album sono il risultato di un anno passato a scrivere quotidianamente nel suo studio a Portland, Oregon.

 

ABOUT LAURA VEIRS

A prolific songwriter for nearly twenty years, Laura Veirs proves the depth of her musical skill on her tenth solo album, The Lookout. Here is a batch of inimitable, churning, exquisite folk-pop songs; a concept album about the fragility of precious things. Produced by Grammy-nominated Tucker Martine, Veirs’ longtime collaborator, The Lookout is a soundtrack for turbulent times, full of allusions to protectors: the camper stoking a watch fire, a mother tending her children, a sailor in a crows nest and a lightning rod channeling energy.

The Lookout is about the need to pay attention to the fleeting beauty of life and to not be complacent; it’s about the importance of looking out for each other,” says Veirs. “I’m addressing what’s happening around me with the chaos of post-election America, the racial divides in our country, and a personal reckoning with the realities of midlife: I have friends who’ve died; I struggle with how to balance life as an artist with parenting young children.”

Written and produced on the heels of Veirs’ acclaimed album with Neko Case and kd Lang (case/lang/veirs), The Lookout integrates the fluency of collaboration with Veirs’ notorious work ethic.? The twelve songs on the album are the result of a years’ worth of daily writing in her attic studio in Portland, Ore.

“Twenty years ago when I was just starting out with my punk band, it never occurred to me to write five versions of a song,” says Veirs. “I’ve learned to see how malleable lyrics and melodies can be. I have more tools as a musician so I write many versions of songs until I find the right fit.” ?Such range is demonstrated on the operatic vocals of “The Meadow” and the intricate finger picking on “Watch Fire.” “The Lookout,” the album’s title track, is an ecstatic anthem to trusted relationships.

The Lookout draws on the talents of a time-tested crew of musicians: Karl Blau, Steve Moore, Eli Moore, Eyvind Kang and Martine. ?Says Veirs, “These guys are a good hang, ego-free and wonderful players who just want to serve the songs.” Sufjan Stevens and Jim James provide guest vocals.

For Martine, who fell, almost two decades ago, for Veirs’ unique sound after listening to a tape cassette she’d sent him in the mail, this album reflects a bar that keeps getting raised. Both familiar and strange, The Lookout gets better with repeated listens, warming to the skin like a cherished saddlebag, critical for the journey ahead.

 

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