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Lawn Share New Single “Running My Luck” – New Album “Bigger Sprout” out July 15th on Born Yesterday

June 26, 2022
Victoria Conway

Lawn Share New Single “Running My Luck”

Bigger Sprout out July 15th on Born Yesterday

Lawn‘s Bigger Sprout is due out July 15th on Born Yesterday, the up and coming Chicago label that is home to bands like Moontype, Cafe Racer and Caution. Written, rehearsed, and recorded under a month-long period, Bigger Sprout explores a feeling of urgency as a theme and a catalyst: urgency to get out of uncomfortable situations, urgency to take relationships more seriously, urgency to work on themselves, urgency to play shows again, urgency to record, urgency to start a family, urgency to make plans and leave old settings behind, urgency to grow up and become more in tune to your surroundings, urgency to quit old habits and pick up new ones.

The band have released two singles from Bigger Sprout, the propulsive “Night Life” and the melancholic “Down”, and now the band are returning with a final single entitled “Running My Luck“, that was premiered via FADER

Lawn delivers this intoxicating ensemble filled with punchy notes, resonating rhythms, and this hypnotic pull. With the jaunty guitar tone and the elevating intensity that shines throughout, the audience embraces the journey and takes on the unpredictable nature from the brash strokes to the slower more sincere avenues.

Within “Running My Luck” this magnetism exudes from the immersive passages and the buoyant textures that flourish throughout. This rich melody is powered via vocal harmonies and upbeat delivery. This outfit effortlessly continues to create such lasting ensembles, such expressive soundscapes propel the audience to this trance-like status taking in each atmosphere and applying the connection to their own world. Lawn’s vision sets them apart, the energy this band conveys is captured within every attribute that stitches together the foundation of their vibrant exploration.

With lead vocals from Mac Folger, “Running My Luck” is a perfectly executed power pop song, with a tightly composed arrangement that consistently finds ways to surprise. As Folger explains, the song is about the joy to be found in opting out.

“‘Running My Luck’ deals with how you almost always have to take risks and push yourself to find satisfaction, but sometimes the stagnant, simple life can feel like the best option,” explains Mac Folger. “When most of our generation is rising and grinding it, it can feel freeing to say ‘I have enough’. Unfortunately, American society has created this culture of ‘eat of be eaten’, so this sense of comfort can soon start to feel foolish.”

Hailing from Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela and Nashville, Tennessee, Rui DeMagalhaes and Folger found a middle ground in skewness. Heavily influenced by kiwi pop acts like The Bats and The Clean, as well as British post-punk pioneers Swell Maps and Wire, Lawn maintains a balance of classic pop sensibilities and sharp, curious energy.  Indeed, Lawn’s sound is a marriage between two different songwriting approaches that make both members step out of their comfort zones without losing their bearings. The result is a partnership that thrives in exploring how their differences make them a solid unit. DeMagalhaes and Folger are different, but never at odds.

Lawn’s Bigger Sprout will be released July 15th on Born Yesterday. It is available for preorder here.

1. Down
2. Medicine Forever
3. Running My Luck
4. Night Life
5. Sweet
6. Prefect
7. Familiar


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