Local Natives release “Desert Snow” and “Hourglass”

Local Natives releases a double A-side single, Desert Snow and Hourglass, both tracks are now available via DSPs
Local Natives releases a double A-side single, Desert Snow and Hourglass

Local Natives releases a double A-side single, “Desert Snow” and “Hourglass”. Inspired by a Joshua Tree trip, Desert Snow is about the duality of vulnerability and strength; both relying on the person you love and being someone they can rely on. “There’s so much I wanna tell you / more than you could ever know”. “After the heartbreak and insanity of the past few years, when we finally got together to make music again, these songs reconnected and reignited us,” commented Local Natives.

Based in Los Angeles, the group progressed their sound over the course of four full-length albums, Gorilla Manor [2009], Hummingbird [2013], Sunlit Youth [2016] and Violet Street [2019].

Hourglass is a warm, gleaming track beginning with breezy acoustic guitar strums, slowly shaping into an anthemic chorus backed by buzzy synths and bucolic vocal harmonies. Of the song, Local Natives say, “It explores the difficulty of feeling divided and isolated from the people we love while knowing the time we have with them is finite, and contains some of our favorite LN lyrics:

What I know now I didn’t then /
I know you wish I could forget
We’re drawing lines in the sand /
inside an hourglass

This music got us through some really difficult times and reminded us how much joy we get out of playing music together. We couldn’t be more excited to share these songs and play them live on our first tour in two years!”

Local Natives 2022 Tour Dates

July 29 – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
July 31 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
August 1 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
August 3 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
August 4 – Ogden, UT – Ogden Twilight
August 5-7 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
August 9 – Los Angeles, CA – YouTube Theater
August 12 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
August 13 – Bellevue, NE – Outlandia Music Festival
August 14 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Jones Assembly
August 15 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
August 16 – Austin, TX – ACL Live
August 18 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
August 19 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City Bham
August 20 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
August 22 – Wilmington, NC – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
August 23 – Washington, DC – The Anthem
August 24 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore Philadelphia
August 26 – New York, NY – Pier 17
August 27 – Boston, MA – House of Blues

Purchase Tickets for Local Natives HERE