Oscar Lang Releases Look Now Album
Oscar Lang has released his sophomore album Look Now via Dirty Hit, described as Deeply personal, the album features some of Oscar’s most confessional and inspired songwriting yet. The Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer plays a run of shows, starting August 10th in Manchester, England.
The 10-track collection features his newest single “Leave Me Alone,” which is both melodically sweet and infinitely relatable in its sentiment that sometimes you just want to be by yourself. The song describes the universally felt urge to self-isolate after a long night out. Quintessentially Oscar in its pop-fusion sound and piano-driven accompaniment, the confessional track is another example of his expert lyrical storytelling and knack for peeling back the curtain for a peek into his mind.
“The emotions in each of the songs are about being an adult, emotions you don’t feel or
care about as a kid. The main theme of the album was dealing with loneliness, all of the emotions I felt going through this break-up. It was the toughest year of my life, the lowest I’ve ever felt,” Oscar candidly shares. “Music for me is like therapy. When I’m low, I can make music and it’ll take me out of it for a few hours. It’s the only thing I can do in this world where I can sit down, blink, and it will take me out of it for a few hours. It’s why a lot of this album is emotional for me.”
With a sound influenced by the piano-driven ballads of icons like Elton John, Paul McCartney and Billy Joel, Look Now calls upon classic Beatles songwriting through the prism of Animal Collective and Mac DeMarco. After a break-up that left him heartbroken, Oscar channeled his emotions into his songwriting as a means of catharsis and therapeutic healing. Using the creative process as his lifeline, Oscar grapples with universal themes of personal loss and longing—drawing from his own experience with a broken heart and the lingering pain of losing his mother as a child.
Dirty Hit Records
Look Now Track List:
A Song About Me
Leave Me Alone
Blow Ur Cash
Take Me Apart
One Foot First
When You Were A Child (feat. Molly Payton)
Oscar Lang 2023 TOUR DATES:
August 10 – Manchester – Deaf Institute
August 11 – Nottingham – Bodega Social Club
August 12 – Leeds – Hyde Park Book Club
August 16 – Brighton – Komedia
August 17 – London – Omeara
August 18 – Bristol – The Lousiana
August 19 – Green Man Festival – Wales
September 8 – Waves Festival – Vienna
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