Lights has debuted the video for “Giants,” the lead single from her upcoming album Skin&Earth. What's even cooler? The video is bringing the album's companion comic book series to life, with Lights stepping into the dystopian world she's created as her protagonist En.
Give the video a watch below!
Lights worked on both the album and comic series concurrently, creating a totally immersive world for Skin&Earth, letting the music inspire the comic and vice versa.
“I feel my whole life has lead up to a project like this. It's a complete convergence of everything I love—music, comics, post-apocalyptic romance, crystals, wine and powerful ladies, all perfectly entwined,” Lights explains. “It'll be by far my most care-free and fierce album yet. I think now, more than ever, people need a reason to listen to a whole record, and this is mine.”
Watch the video for “Giants” below:
And up to this point, Lights has kept fans on their toes, sending them on a journey through her comic world to find the lyrics to the song through a series of Instagram accounts. She's created an in-depth and, quite frankly, impressive map that leads fans into different parts of the Skin&Earth world via Instagram accounts, and with so much to explore, we're sure it'll keep fans busy until the official release!
Skin&Earth will be Lights' fourth studio album, following Little Machines.
The first print issue of the monthly comic book series—Skin&Earth #1—goes sale July 12 via Dynamite Entertainment. Skin&Earth is set for a fall release.
Plus, you can catch Lights on tour with PVRIS this fall! Check out the list of cities and dates below:
9/22 – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
9/25 – San Diego, CA – SOMA
9/26 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
9/29 – Dallas, TX – Bomb Factory
9/30 – Austin, TX – Emo’s
10/1 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
10/3 – Tampa, FL – The Ritz Ybor
10/4 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
10/6 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
10/7 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
10/8 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
10/10 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
10/12 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
10/16 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
10/21 – Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theatre
10/22 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
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