· By John Frazier
My God, It's Full of Stars Premires New Single "Lightness of Being." Debut EP "M29" Out December 18th
The new solo project from Mae keyboardist/songwriter, Rob Sweitzer, My God, It’s Full of Stars, will release its debut EP M29 on December 18th on limited edition 10" vinyl and at digital retailers everywhere. Listen to the premiere of the new song "Lightness of Being" at Diffuser here.
Sweitzer tells Diffuser that the song originated from a quote by 13th century poet Rumi.
Everything in this song expanded rapidly from a Rumi saying that helped me to see through a time of deep set despair in my life. "The wound is the place where the Light enters you." There is no such thing as thwarting the painful experiences that life tends to throw across your journey here on Earth, but there is a way through them to the other side where there is understanding and a renewed sense of strength.
Inspired sonically by bands like Broken Social Scene and Doves, the EP was recorded in Nashville, TN and Chesapeake, VA and co-produced by Dave Elkins (Mae) and mixed by Bryan Laurenson (Copeland).
The EP is available for pre-order now on limited edition 10” vinyl at the Spartan store and Bandcamp and all pre-orders include with an instant download of "Lightness of Being."