Some nice new footage from a Spirits and the Melchizedek Children show at Fallen Arrows surfaced on Youtube this week. This particular performance was part of artist Jason Kofke’s “End of the Summer Arctic Pool Expedition” party in August and features a couple of newer numbers. "Song Bird's Grave” will appear on the group’s forthcoming album, So Happy, It's Sad, which is currently being recorded with Ben Price (release date TBA). Written by the group’s singer, guitarist, and founding member Jason Elliott during a solo tour through the New England states at the beginning of the year, the song is rife with symbolism dealing with separating oneself from dark days gone by while fixating on the light at the end of the tunnel. Is it death-afflicted? Maybe a little, but the tone is unmistakably one of redemption.
It’s also a good look at how the group’s current lineup, particularly drummer Bryan Fielden, has settled into place — the same lineup that appeared on the recent split 7-inch with Order of the Owl.
Elliott has a solo song tucked away in there as well, titled “Throw Me To My Knees.” Both of these numbers show off a bit more of an aggressive side of the group (figuratively and literally), allowing the group's true personality to come into view.
Spirits play a Criminal Records in-store Saturday, October 6, probably between 4 and 5 p.m.
Second Hand Swagger!!
Totally original!!! Love love them!
The Quaildogs for sure!
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