Shannon Lay—also guitarist in the excellent Feels—put out her deep and lovely full-length Living Water last month, and here's a video that fits its spare and solitary mood perfectly. Lay has lots of local-ish shows coming up, including a Halloween set at All Star Lanes in Eagle Rock—the record release for the excellent Earth Girl Helen Brown—and a set at the Lodge's benefit for Puerto Rico with Ty Segall, Bleached and more. Complete California dates below, and you can get Lay's Living Water from Mare/Woodsist here!" /> VIDEO PREMIERE: SHANNON LAY "ASA" | L.A. RECORD

VIDEO PREMIERE: SHANNON LAY “ASA”

October 25th, 2017 | News

L.A. singer-songwriter Shannon Lay—also guitarist in the excellent Feels—put out her deep and lovely full-length Living Water last month, and here’s a video that fits its spare and solitary mood perfectly. Directed by John Kirkbride, it’s the story—or maybe just the experience—of a man alone with nothing but a map to (or of?) nowhere in particular. Says Lay:

“I’d like to start by saying I have never met the director of this video, John Kirkbride—he had emailed me about wanting to do something together and I sent him ‘Asa’ and everything clicked. I love that about the future—we are on opposite sides of the world and we created something so beautiful together. The song is about a simple day spent at home with my cat watching the sunset and feeling the immensity of it all and the video suits that mood quite well. A man obviously stuck in a diminishing world finding comfort in the little things because what else do we really have?”

Lay has lots of local-ish shows coming up, including a Halloween set at All Star Lanes in Eagle Rock—the record release for the excellent Earth Girl Helen Brown—and a set at the Lodge’s benefit for Puerto Rico with Ty Segall, Bleached and more. Complete California dates below, and you can get Lay’s Living Water from Mare/Woodsist here!

10/31 – Los Angeles, CA – All Star Lanes
11/3 – Los Angeles, CA – The Lodge (Benefit for Puerto Rico)
11/5 – Los Angeles, CA – The Love Song Bar $
11/6 – Los Angeles, CA – The Bootleg
12/4 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo (residency)
12/11 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo (residency)
12/15 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom *
12/16 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom *
12/17 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel * %
12/18 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel * %
12/27 – San Diego, CA – The Observatory #
12/28 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore #
12/29 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda #

* = w/ OCS
# = w/ Cherry Glazer & Vagabon
% = w/ Ty Segall
$ = w/ Anna St. Louis