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LISTEN: Lindsay Lou, “Bell Suite” & “Alright Sweet”

Feb 8, 2021

LISTEN: Lindsay Lou,

Artist: Lindsay Lou
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Songs: “Bell Suite” & “Alright Sweet”
Album: The Suite Sweets
Release Date: February 12, 2021
Label: Alright Sweet Records

In Their Words: “I wrote all the elements of The Suite Sweets during a time when I was practicing with a lot of Immersion Composition Society (ICS) writing lodges. I was dedicating hours to the practice of writing as uninhibitedly as possible, and sometimes I would come out with partial songs that I would go back later to finish. I noticed that there were common themes among them, so I decided to try a smash-up of the two songs that mentioned bells into one song, and a smash-up of the two songs that mentioned being alright into another song, and I was pleasantly surprised by the outcome. It seemed that the Suites had a sort of emergent property, which was greater than the sum of their parts. I made these particular tracks as demos, but loved the raw energy so much I knew I wanted to share them with the world when the time was right. There is the deep thread of my personal journey with mental health in ‘Alright Sweet’ and of the complexities of love in ‘Bell Suite,’ so I can’t imagine a better way to bring them to you than with the benefit show I’ve put together for Valentine’s Day weekend in support of Backline: a music industry-specific resource for mental health and well-being.” — Lindsay Lou


Photo credit: Scott Simontacchi

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