Australian band Totally Mild have released a new video for “Lucky Stars”. The clip, which features a live, in studio performance of the song by the group’s Elizabeth Mitchell. Directed by Tobias Willis, with production by KEWL.
“Lucky Stars” is taken from the band’s sophomore album, Her, which will be released via Chapter Music on February 23, 2018. The band previously shared the single “Today Tonight”. Totally Mild will be heading to SXSW and other select shows in March, which will be announced soon, but before that, they’ll be supporting Perfume Genius in Australia.
Totally Mild will be coming stateside for SXSW and other select shows in March, which will be announced soon, but before that, they’ll be supporting Perfume Genius in Australia.
3. Working Like A Crow
4. From One Another
5. Lucky Stars
6. Today Tonight
8. Take Today
10. Down Together
Totally Mild started out as the solo project of songwriter Elizabeth Mitchell, and has now become a full blown lush pop quartet. Elizabeth’s voice is a thing of unearthly beauty, capable of soaring and swooping in shiver-inducing ways. As a songwriter she is equally arresting, addressing desires and dreams with affecting frankness.
In Totally Mild she is joined by guitar magician Zachary Schneider, drummer Ashley Bundang and bassist Lehmann Smith. In the last few years the band have developed a quasi-psychic intensity, surging forward or pulling back in seamless unison. This intensity has been captured in crystalline form by producer and one-time Architecture In Helsinki member James Cecil.
About the new album, Mitchell says “Her is a record of failure and victory, new desire, stale romance, queer domesticity and what comes when the party is over. I was torn between a new domestic life and the impulse to tear it all away with bad choices. I fell in love, but I wrestled for independence. I was always trying to prove that I didn’t need anyone; my wife, my friends, my band. Her is a document of a woman struggling with the idea of potential. We are told that we could be limitless, but we wrestle with unseen personal and structural walls.”
Totally Mild dates with Perfume Genius
2nd March – Perfume Genius Sydney Show, The Factory Theatre
9th March – Perfume Genius Melbourne Show, Melbourne Recital Centre