July 24, 2013
Song of Summer #19: Elevate
I have waited months for this. St. Lucia is my big love affair of 2013. I first saw them live in November '12 at the insistence of a few sharp friends, including Wesley of KickKickSnare. The show was eye-opening. This band's a little older*, a little wiser, and has serious chops. They create a huge sound, as you can hear in the oceanic synths beneath new single Elevate.
This new track is another step toward the release of their debut full-length album, When The Night, on October 8. The group appeared on this Songs of Summer list a few weeks back with Modern Hearts, their collaboration with The Knocks. See them live if you can - you will NOT regret it.
*and they're great looking.