La Luz shares the official video for “Watching Cartoons”, a new single from their upcoming self-titled album available October 22

La Luz has always been a group with a vision. Their discography is a study aimed at balancing heavenly and haunting sounds for a lush style of rock music all their own. On their self-titled fourth album, La Luz fearlessly embarks on a new realm of emotional intimacy with a collection of songs imbued with the mysteries of the natural world and the magic of human chemistry that manifested in the musical ESP between guitarist and songwriter Shana Cleveland, bassist Lena Simon and keyboardist Alice Sandahl.

To help shape La Luz, the group found a soul mate with producer Adrian Younge. Mainly known for having worked with hip-hop, soul and jazz artists, Younge saw in La Luz a musical kinship that transcended genres. “We both make music with the same attitude, and that’s what I love about them,” he says. “They are never afraid to take risks and their style is captivating. I don’t work with a lot of groups, but I like to take risks with like-minded people. We both love to be ourselves and it has been an honor to work with them. The album was recorded at Linear Labs Studio in Los Angeles.

In the wake of the single “In the Country” previously released by La Luz, the group is sharing a new video for “Watching Cartoons”, directed by Nathan Castiel.

This multimedia adventure follows the group as they spend the day watching cartoons, but it becomes clear that something is wrong! After receiving a mysterious TV, the group begins to get caught up in their favorite cartoons. Will Shana save Alice and Lena before it’s too late? Tune in to “Watch Cartoons” and find out by clicking here.

La Luz recently announced a 34-date world tour with North American shows in 2021 and European dates in April and May 2022. See below for a full list of shows.

Fall 2021
September 11 – Sacramento, California – The Red Museum (RedEx)
September 24 – Dana Point, CA – Ohana Fest
October 29 – Austin, TX – Cheer Up Charlies (Levitation Fest)
November 6 – Mexico City, MX – Hipnosis Festival
November 11 – San Diego, California – Music box *
November 13 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent Theater *
November 14 – San Francisco, California – La Chapelle *
November 15 – Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s *
November 16 – Santa Cruz, CA – Moe’s Alley *
November 18 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom *
November 19 – Seattle, WA – The Neptune Theater *

Spring 2022
April 22 – Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club
April 23 – Dublin, IE – The Grand Social
April 25 – Glasgow, UK – Stereo
April 26 – Manchester, UK – Band On The Wall
April 27 – Nottingham, UK – La Bodega
April 28 – London, UK – Scala
April 29 – Bristol, UK – Thekla
April 30 – Brighton, UK – CHALK
May 02 – Paris, FR – La Boule Noire
May 03 – Brussels, BE – Grand Salon (the Nuits Botanique)
May 04 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso Upstairs
May 06 – Gothenburg, SE – Oceanen
May 07 – Stockholm, SE – 7 Hus
May 08 – Oslo, NO – Krosset
May 09 – Copenhagen, DK – Hotel Cecil
May 11 – Hamburg, DE – Molotow
May 12 – Berlin, DE – Frannz Club
May 13 – Schorndorf, DE – Club Manufaktur
May 14 – Munich, DE – Feierwerk
May 16 – Luxembourg, LU – Rotondes
May 17 – Vevey, CH – Rocking Chair
May 19 – Barcelona, ​​ES – Download
May 20 – Madrid, ES – Tomavistas Festival
May 21 – San Sebastian, ES – Dabadaba

* with Tropa Magica

La Luz’s eponymous album is now available for pre-order on CD / LP / CS / DSP from Hardly Art. Pre-orders of the LP from Hardly Art Convenience Store and select independent retailers in North America will receive the LP on transparent dark orange vinyl (while supplies last). Pre-orders of the LP in UK and Europe will receive the LP in an eco-friendly recycled vinyl mystery color (while supplies last).

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List of tracks:
1. In the country
2. The pines
3. Watch cartoons
4. Oh, blue
5. Ghost goodbye
6. Yuba rot
7. The Metal Man
8. Lazy Eyes and Dune
9. In the street
10. I will not hesitate
11. Here on Earth
12. Spider House

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