SON LUX rework “The Fool You Need” ahead of European tour dates next month

August 10, 2018

– Hear “The Fool You Need (Enough Of Me)”
A reworking of the track from recent City Slang album,
‘Brighter Wounds’
– European tour begins in September


Son Lux, the LA and NY-based band of Ryan Lott, Rafiq Bhatia and Ian Chang, now they’ve shared The Fool You Need (Enough of Me),” a redux of the single from their latest album ‘Brighter Wounds’, released in February 2018 via City Slang.

Revisiting and reincarnating their own songs has been part of the Son Lux project since its inception, and The Fool You Need (Enough of Me)” is the latest in that tradition. The new track unwinds in unexpected turns, with lurching drums and serpentine synths giving way to haunting choir and slithering guitars. It comes accompanied by the original music video.

The follow-up to 2015’s exultant and explosive LP ‘Bones’Brighter Wounds’ finds Son Lux transformed all over again. This fifth album marks another fundamental shift as Lott leaves universal themes behind to write from a personal perspective: while making these songs, he became a father and lost a family member to cancer. Days of “firsts” were also days of “lasts,” and the normal fears of first-time parenthood were compounded by a frightening new reality — Lott’s son was born shortly after Election Day 2016. These songs draw on all of that: warm reflections of a fading past, the pain of still-present loss, and a mix of anxiety and hope for a future promised to none.

Son Lux tour throughout mainland Europe over the next couple of months with SK Kakraba in support. Dates are:

Sept 21 – Athens, GR – Six DOGS
Sept 24 – Winterhur, CH – Salzhaus
Sept 25 – Luxembourg, LU – Rockhal
Sept 26 – Antwerp, BE – Trix
Sept 27 – Wrocław, PL – A2 Centrum Koncertowe
Sept 28 – Gdansk, PL – Klub B90
Sept 29 – Ventspil, LT – Theatre House ‘Juras Varti’
Sept 30 – Vilinus, LT – Art Factory Loftas
Oct 03 – Kiev, UA – Bel’Etage
Oct 05 – Bucharest, RO – Control Club
Oct 06 – Cluj-Napoca, Romania – FORM SPACE
Oct 07 – Zagreb, CR – Tvornica Kulture
Oct 08 – Budapest, HU – Akvárium Klub
Oct 09 – Ljubilana, SI – Kino Siska
Oct 10 – Kosice, SK – Tabačka Kulturfabrik
Oct 11 – Bratislava, SK – Majestic Music Club
Oct 13 – Berlin, DE – Funkhaus

‘The Fool You Need’ original version

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