Originally from New Jersey, Christinzio started playing piano aged just four, inspired by his mum’s Jerry Lee Lewis and Nilsson records and his Dad’s classical collection. Depression and crippling hypochondria clashed with captaining the football team and a penchant for boxing. Post-school, he fell in with people, “willing to go through shit to be a musician,” which saw him relocate to Philadelphia where he occasionally played live with Philly faves The War On Drugs and guested on Sharon Van Etten’s album ‘Epic’.

BC Camplight Announces LP, 'How To Die In the North'Shares first Single "Just Because I love you"

BC Camplight Announces LP, Shares Single

BC Camplight is the alter ego of maverick American songwriter Brian Christinzio. He is set to release his latest album How To Die In The North on January 20 via Bella Union.

He released albums in 2005 and 2007, both gems of a certain psych-pop vintage, combining eloquent songwriting with a self-destructive bent. Christinzio certainly knew it – he’s described himself as “the guy who blew it.” His new album How To Die In The North:

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