Brigitte Calls Me Baby announce debut EP “This House Is Made of Corners”
Chicago-based indie purveyors Brigitte Calls Me Baby have announced their debut EP This House Is Made of Corners, due out on ATO on November 3rd. The five-song project was recorded with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb (best known for his work with Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson) at RCA Studio A.
Brigitte Calls Me Baby finds the future of rock in its past. The Roy Orbison-admiring, Smiths-influenced band ingeniously spans genres and eras, merging the lavish romanticism of mid-century pop with the frenetic energy and spiky intensity of early-millennium indie-rock. Centered on Leavins’ hypnotically crooning vocal work, the result is a rare convergence of sophistication and style and unabashed sincerity. As such, lead single “Impressively Average” arrives in fashion with pounding rhythms and shimmering guitar tones that form the backdrop to what Leavins refers to as a song…”born from the contrast of self-love mingled with self-loathing. To me, it represents my obsession with presentation yet transparency. The song captures how I want to portray an image but with honesty. I want to go there even when it’s uncomfortable, and write unapologetically.”
“In so much music there’s a desire to be perceived as someone who’s got it all figured out, but I never want to paint a picture that isn’t true,” proclaims lead singer, Wes Leavins. “I know that when I was younger I was looking for something to latch onto that I could connect with and feel a part of, so I’d hope that our music could provide that for others. I want to create something that helps people feel more alive, and that will last long after we’re gone,” he continues.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Nov 6 – El Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA w/The Last Dinner Party
Nov 9 – Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL w/The Last Dinner Party
December 6 – Aragon Ballroom (Q101 Twisted Xmas with Lovejoy and White Reaper) – Chicago, IL
Pre-order This House is Made of Corners HERE.
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