20% OFF* WITH CODE HOLIDAY2021 - Free USPS Media Mail shipping for US orders over $40 thru Nov 29

0

Your Cart is Empty

Ada Lea - hurt

June 21, 2021

Ada Lea - hurt

Montreal’s Ada Lea (the moniker of Alexandra Levy) latest single is “hurt,” her first new piece of music in 2021. “hurt” lives in a snowy Montreal winter, a city that Levy calls home and lives and breathes through her music. It thrums with bass and brooding keys, as Levy uses frank language and imagery: “somebody hurt me badly, now I’m stuck in a rut // now I don’t know my body // I could say it or say nothing at all // take a walk or take none at all // get on a bus back to montreal // tell my friends or say nothing at all.” When the song hits its peak, her voice is carried by a swirl of strings and quick-tempoed keys.

Like 2020’s woman, here EP, “hurt” was recorded in LA with producer/engineer Marshall Vore (Phoebe Bridgers, Better Oblivion Community Center), and a band that includes Johanna Samuels (backing vocals), Harrison Whitford (guitars, bass), Eve Parker Finley (strings) and Tasy Hudson (drums). In the accompanying video, directed by Monse Muro, Levy sits at a decorated table, awash in desaturated colors. Peculiar images and colors flash through as the song grows in intensity.

"I wanted to find a way to communicate complicated feelings using the simplest language possible,” says Levy. “I came with a narrative and removed almost every detail, so as not to obfuscate the feeling - but left it open in terms of a resolution: was this hurt necessarily a bad thing?”

“hurt” follows Levy’s woman,> here EP (2020) and her debut, what we say in private (2019), a collection of raw, confessional, and at times messy emotions, presented through beautifully colorful pop songs. “hurt” is a first taste of what’s to come.



Also in News

SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE - THE DOOR
SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE - THE DOOR

November 09, 2021

We are so excited to announce a new 7” called THE DOOR from SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE, comprising two previously-heard but never physically released songs. Stream “THE DOOR IS OPEN” and “THE DOOR IS CLOSING” now and pre-order the limited edition vinyl.
Read More
Land of Talk - Calming Night Partner
Land of Talk - Calming Night Partner

October 12, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that Land of Talk will be releasing a new digital EP, Calming Night Partner, on November 12th. Today you can watch the video for "Moment Feed," stream the track, and pre-order the EP.
Read More
Hand Habits - Fun House
Hand Habits - Fun House

August 03, 2021

Hand Habits is back. Fun House, the third LP from Hand Habits (produced by Sasami Ashworth and engineered by Kyle Thomas) will release on October 22nd. Watch the video for their new single “Aquamarine” at FADER and pre-order Fun House here!
Read More

News & Updates