Acclaimed singer/songwriter Pieta Brown will release her new album Postcards on March 10th via Lustre Records. True to its name, Postcards explores the role of distance and isolation through collaboration in which Brown enlisted a guest artist for each track via mail. Today, she released “In The Light” which she wrote while in a Santa Monica hotel room and features Calexico who completed the track at the legendary Royal Albert Hall in Manchester while on tour.
“‘In The Light’ was written in Santa Monica, CA after a walk on the beach,” Brown told Relix who premiered the track this morning. “I had been carrying around a postcard with a photo of the poet, Allen Ginsberg for weeks and something about the light that day on the beach got me thinking about the photo. The magic of the light, like the magic of the closeness we can feel to someone in spite of distances in time and space. I went back to the Travelodge were I was staying, and found a song…”