Listening to Sealife is an immersion of sunshine coated psych-pop. Brennan Moring, who also plays keys and sings for Peyote Ugly, takes total control in songwriting and storytelling. I had the opportunity of having some of my questions answered about his latest release, Bodhi Wave, and what Sealife has in store for us at the Look Up Fest: Mars.
A Paler Shade Of White really gives a freeing experience from start to finish. What inspired that specific sound?
A Paler Shade of White is a chronological story about a break up. It takes you through the mourning process from both perspectives, and eventually out the other side; to new relationships and old flames. The 5 stages of grief are all in there somewhere..
Bodhi Wave has been such a fun track to rock this summer. How did working with Veronica Topacio come about?
Veronica is an angel and she's got an angel's voice. She's a very experienced singer, and was super fun to work with. I never had any intention of singing on this one, so I pretty much wrote the song with her in mind, on vocals.
What can your audience expect from your set at the Mars Look Up Festival?
A lotta new stuff! Something like 15 songs in 30 min? Just me n my guitar + some backing tracks. The backing track is one long track with no stops, so no clapping till the end, k?? I've got 2 new albums in the works, one of which is a 5-minute album. ie. 5 one-minute tracks that flow into each other. You'll hear some of those too. And a not so secret special-guest, later in the set!
Catch Sealife at Look Up Fest: Mars on 9/7!