I am the Altar

from New Born by Lovely Dark



Bone rattle shakes in the long summer grass / A fire in the hearth / And I am the ash / Lasting past the spell that is cast / You're tracing symbols along the new earth / I am the altar, I am the drum / The nameless one / Secrets / You carry around / From a cup of bones: / Revelations / But when it weighs
Heavy on your soul / It'll come crashing down and / Let us reveal it all tonight / I had a dream I was a birch tree aflame / Standing over / All those who came to say, / Please don’t break this holy curse / We’ll love what we were / We’ll love what we are / We are all liars, We are all framed / By nature’s ways


from New Born, released August 11, 2017
Lovely Dark is:
Sonia Even: Vocals
Travis Even: Guitar & Vocals
Max Becker: Drums & Aux Percussion
Ben Johnston: Drums
Al Erbach: Bass & Vocals
Jon Hunt: Guitar & Vocals

Cello: Charlie Beckey
Harmonies: Jourdan Myers

Recorded & Mixed by Ben Durrant at Crazy Beast.
Mastered by Huntley Miller at HM Mastering.


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Lovely Dark Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dark, anthemic indie rock vibes from Minneapolis, MN. We make loud, pretty music about witches and physics.

“There’s a certain wilderness about Lovely Dark that no other band captures, and you’ll grow hungry for it...

“Layered and theatrical … like a walk through a fairy-tale forest” (89.3 the Current).​
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