[Cover photo credit to Luke Rogers]
Nashville-based band The Thing With Feathers have released a new single “Lights Down Low” and its accompanying music video directed by Hannah Gray Hall. Their latest EP, Sundays in the South, will be available on February 18th via Fat Pipe Recordings/Kartel Music Group.
Speaking on the origins of the lyrics for “Lights Down Low,” the band’s founder, singer and guitarist Dave Welcsh writes that it…
…tells the events of a fast and dangerous relationship that started in a smoke filled bar. [The song is about] two characters’ rebellion against the whitewashed ideologies of southern Christian culture. The song is centered around a bass riff and has an overall darker tone, something we were eager to play around with after writing songs that were bright and pop-forward.
Last month, the band announced their Sundays In The South Tour, in support of their forthcoming EP. The run of shows kicks off in Newport, KY on February 22nd, before going on to Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee and other cities, before culminating in a hometown performance in Nashville on March 5th. The band also shared the news that they will be performing as an official artist at this year’s SXSW.
THE THING WITH FEATHERS TOUR DATES
Tuesday, February 22nd – Newport, KY @ Southgate House Revival Room
Tuesday, February 23rd – Indianapolis, IN @ Melody Inn
Thursday, February 24th – Chicago, IL @ Golden Dagger
Friday, February 25th – Madison, WI @ The Bur Oak
Saturday, February 26th – Appleton, WI @ Appleton Beer Factory
Wednesday, March 2nd – Minneapolis, MN @ Icehouse
Thursday, March 3rd – Dubuque, IA @ The Lift
Saturday, March 5th – Nashville, TN @ EXIT/IN