Los Angeles SOTW: Kevin Morby – “Beautiful Strangers”

Beautiful Strangers

This week’s Los Angeles SOTW comes from Kevin Morby with his new track, “Beautiful Strangers” The Texas born, Kanas raised, LA based artist has been compared to a contemporary Bob Dylan. In this track Morby delves deeply into controversial politics in a way that reminds us of Dylan with lyrics like,

And if I die too young for something I ain’t done
Carry my name every day
Oh, I’m sorry
Oh, I’m sorry
Freddie Gray
But sleep easy like baby Jesus in a manger
Oh, sleep easy like little Jesus, beautiful stranger
Oh, beautiful stranger

The former Babies frontman has worked with artists like, drummer Justin Sullivan (The Babies) as well as from Will Canzoneri, Tim Presley (White Fence), Dan Lead, Cassie Ramone, and Cate Le Bon.  His solo work has taken on a more serious motif than his previous collaborative work, with many songs discussing topics like death and mortality.

The single is now available for streaming on Itunes and Spotify.

 

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