Posts Tagged ‘Lights’

NEWS: Lights announces headline UK tour for July!

Canadian electro-pop artist Lights has confirmed she’ll be heading over to the UK in July for a short string of headline tour dates. All announced shows are detailed below:

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INTERVIEW: Lights @ Sound Control, Manchester (23/02/2012)

Date: February 23rd, 2012
Venue: Sound Control, Manchester
Interviewer: Zach Redrup

Stream: YouTube

Website: www.iamlights.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/lights
Twitter: www.twitter.com/lights

Upon the release of her sophomore album ‘Siberia’, Canadian electro-pop soloist Lights (which is now her legal name) took a more grittier and dubstep influence than in her previous efforts. Whether the rise in the genre over the past year or so has been a part of it or not, her popularity on UK shores has managed to grow despite the absence of her presence. On her February UK headline tour, the first in support of the record, we spoke to her about the influence in the album’s sound, how she feels about playing UK shows and more:

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EXCLUSIVE: Lights – Where The Fence Is Low (Acoustic)

At the Manchester stop of her recent headline tour across the UK, we caught up with Canadian electro-pop artist Lights who kindly performed an exclusive acoustic rendition of her track ‘Where The Fence Is Low’ for us. Check it out:

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LIVE: Lights @ Sound Control, Manchester (23/02/2012)

Date: February 23rd, 2012
Venue: Sound Control, Manchester
Support: Nightbox
Website: www.iamlights.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/lights
Twitter: www.twitter.com/lights

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With a bit of a lengthy absence from the cold British lands to write new record ‘Siberia’ in her equally cold homeland of Canada, the buzz for Lights in the UK has swelled surprisingly well, and with a slight dubstep and grit in her new record it’s got all the ingredients to act as the locomotive if she can fuel it with an energetic live show.

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LIVE: Lights @ King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow (20/02/2012)

Date: February 20th, 2012
Venue: King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
Support: Nightbox
Website: www.iamlights.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/lights
Twitter: www.twitter.com/lights

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Given the recent success of Lights‘ second studio album, ‘Siberia’, and her ever growing reputation only increasing by the day, it’s no doubt her UK album tour is almost completely sold out, and Glasgow’s King Tuts is packed to the rafters tonight to see what the versatile Canadian has on offer.

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VIDEO: Lights – Banner

With a long awaited tour of the UK starting up this month, electro-pop princess Lights has unleashed a video for her new single, ‘Banner’. Check it out:

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NEWS: Lights announces February 2012 UK headline tour!

Electro-pop solo artist Lights has just confirmed a string of UK headline tour dates for early next year, in promotion of her latest full-length, ‘Siberia’. All dates of the tour can be seen below:

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ALBUM: Lights – Siberia

Release Date: October 4th, 2011
Label: Universal Music
Website: www.iamlights.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/lights

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With dubstep artists such as Skrillex and deadmau5 selling out world tours, it’s no surprise that this is one of the most quickly developing genres at the moment. Internet sensation Lights Poxleitner is pushing the genre to its boundaries with her unique style, and she has already done her own world tour, having lived in Canada, the Caribbean amongst many other places as a youngster, stating that her family would have even “been happy in Siberia”, a quote which has been the inspiration for a new, very different offering from the versatile 24-year-old.

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NEWS: Lights reveals details on second studio album ‘Siberia’!

Canadia electro-pop princess Lights has revealed news on her forthcoming second studio album, ‘Siberia’. The album is scheduled for release on October 4th 2011, and the artwork and tracklist can be viewed below:

01.) Siberia
02.) Where The Fence Is Low
03.) Toes
04.) Banner
05.) Everybody Breaks A Glass
06.) Heavy Rope
07.) Timing Is Everything
08.) Peace Sign
09.) Cactus In The Valley
10.) Suspension
11.) Flux And Flow
12.) Fourth Dimension
13.) And Counting…
14.) Day One

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NEWS: Lights features on Epic Meal Time video!

Electro-pop vocalist Lights features in the new Epic Meal Time video where she joins the cooking team in making a large metal loaf filled with McDonald’s Big Mac burgers. Check the Canadian solo artist chowing down in the video below:

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