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When electro-rock sensation Lights first hit the music scene in 2008, she was just a songwriter with a synth and a dream. Her name may have been pluralized but Lights Poxleitner was a one-woman show who played and programmed her own instruments and sang her own lyrics. 'For the first one,' says Lights, 'nobody had any expectations for what I was supposed to sound like. You write your first record only for yourself. You don't have fans yet and there are no preconceptions. So I had to reinvent myself all over again, rediscover myself as an artist and remember I can do whatever I want.'

Siberia's beats skitter and thwack, the retro electronics fire like decomposing lasers and the analog synths dirty up her trademark pretty melodies, propelling Lights' emotion-soaked but still-cute croon into her sprawling, imperfect new sound. Call it anti-electro, dream-step or perhaps even grit-pop. Whatevs. Just rest assured that it's the same bright Lights; she's just built herself a bigger city.

ARTIST SITE   |   RELEASED: October 4, 2011   on Last Gang

TAGS: Rock | Pop | Electronic


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1. Siberia
2. Where The Fence Is Low
3. Toes
4. Banner
5. Everybody Breaks A Glass
6. Heavy Rope
7. Timing Is Everything
8. Peace Sign
9. Cactus In The Valley
10. Suspension
11. Flux And Flow
12. Fourth Dimension
13. And Counting...
14. Day One


Brighton, UK
LIGHTS at The Haunt
Bristol, UK
LIGHTS at Thekla
Glasgow, UK
LIGHTS at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut
Dallas, TX, US
LIGHTS with X Ambassadors at Granada Theater
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