Track Of The Day – Nightjacket – Lucky

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Track Of The Day – Nightjacket – Lucky

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Shall I perchance compare thee to The Sundays, Cocteau Twins or Mazzy Star ?

If you like mate. I’m sure L.A.’s Nightjacket wouldn’t mind.

Today’s track of the day “Lucky” comes from the band’s new EP Following The Curves. It also features a new vocalist (and wow what a vocalist!) Canadian-born Andrea Wasse (Digital Daggers, DeadXLife) who came up with the initial demo idea for this song.  This is warm evocative laid back dream-pop with Wasse’s beautiful vocal feeling like an oasis of calm in the raging turbulant cluster fuck that is 2021.  A shaft of light amidst the darkness, a sonorous lighthouse guiding us through a turbid sea of darkness … you get the picture.

Wasse, explains it rather better – “Lucky” is a song about unexpectedly falling in love again after swearing it off for good. It’s about someone showing up in your everyday black and white experience, and adding brilliance and color where it was lacking.”

You can buy the EP from band camp right now – https://nightjacket.bandcamp.com/album/following-the-curves . Why not treat your ears to the burnished beauty of compositions such as  “Burn Through The Atmosphere”

 

 

 

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Andy Von Pip

ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the VPME.com. House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Currently writing for U.S. Magazine and website Under The Radar. Andy been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Regular podcasts can be found on Mixcloud and Spotify. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. He's also been moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, and a former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has been published worldwide wide and appeared in the likes of The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War.

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