Jonathan Wilson releases “There’s A Light”

Jonathan Wilson releases "There's A Light" video
Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson had a busy 2017, producing Father John Misty’s Pure Comedy, Karen Elson’s Double Roses, and touring the globe as guitarist and vocalist for Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters. Rare Birds features contributions from Laraaji, Father John Misty, Lana Del Rey and Lucius. Jonathan Wilson continues his European tour, tonight in Glasgow.

Today, Jonathan Wilson shares a video for “There’s A Light,” off Rare Birds Jonathan’s longtime friend and collaborator Grant James created the video, shooting with obsolete Japanese broadcast cameras and performing analog effects by hand. The playfully transcendental video features an introduction by Bedouine and guest vocals from Lucius.

Jonathan Wilson on “There’s A Light”:

“One of my favorite tracks on Rare Birds is undoubtedly ‘There’s A Light.’ It was written late in the sessions, the idea came to me that i needed an anthem of pure positivity, the point was to put these words of peace love and hope in the mouths of whoever sang along. The track you hear is the first take we played of the song, ever.”

Jonathan Wilson
Rare Birds

1. Trafalgar Square ^
2. Me
3. Over The Midnight
4. There’s A Light ^
5. Sunset Boulevard
6. Rarebirds ^
7. 49 Hair Flips *
8. Miriam Montague
9. Loving You +
10. Living With Myself #
11. Hard To Get Over
12. Hi Ho The Righteous
13. Mulholland Queen

^ backing vocals by Lucius
* backing vocals by
Josh Tillman/Father John Misty
+ backing vocals by Laraaji
# backing vocals by Lana Del

3/14 | Glasgow, UK at Oran Mor
3/15 | Dublin, IE at Whelans
3/16 | Leeds, UK at Burdened Social Club (SOLD OUT)
3/17 | Brighton, UK at Concorde 20
3/19 | London, UK at Omeara (SOLD OUT)*
3/20 | London, UK at Omeara (SOLD OUT)*
3/21 | Paris, FR at Point Ephémère (SOLD OUT)*
3/22 | Paris, FR at Point Ephémère*
3/24 | Amsterdam, NL at Melkweg (SOLD OUT)*
3/25 | Brussels, BE at AB Club (SOLD OUT)*
3/27 | Cologne, DE at Stadtgarten*
3/28 | Berlin, DE at Privatclub (SOLD OUT)*
3/29 | Hamburg, DE at Nochtspicher*
3/31 | Copenhagen, DK at Little Vega Hall*
4/01 | Stockholm, SWE at Bryggarsalen*
4/03 | Oslo, NO at Parkteatret (SOLD OUT)*
4/04 | I Stavenger, NO at Folken*
4/09 | Barcelona, SP at Razzmatazz 3 (Solo with Strings)
4/19 | Rome, IT at Quirinetta (Solo with Strings)
4/20 | Madonna Dell’Albero (Ravenna), IT at Bronson (Solo with Strings)

*support from Gambles