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Youth Lagoon

A Friend’s Drowning Changed Trevor Power of Youth Lagoon’s Approach To Making Music

Youth Lagoon joins us today. The band is the work of Trevor Powers from Boise, Idaho. His new album Savage Hills Ballroom is his third in a series of albums that showcase this indie pop artist’s strong melodic sense as well as his experimental side. The death of a good friend at home in Boise led to him rethinking how he dealt with his emotional discomfort which has helped him make better art. He worked with producer Ali Chant spending two months in Bristol, UK to record Savage Hills Ballroom.

Session Setlist

Recent Release: Savage Hills Ballroom
Release Date: September 25, 2015
Label: Fat Possum