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Listen: Lia Ices’ catchy new song “Higher”

on July 16, 2014, 12:00pm

On September 16th, Lia Kessel, aka Lia Ices, returns with her new album Ices, via Jagjaguwar. The 10-track effort follows 2011’s Grown Unknown and was co-produced by her brother Eliot and Clams Casino. According to the singer-songwriter, the album was inspired by a transitional period in her life wherein she planted roots in California, fell in love, and experimented with more electronic-based music.

“Ices is a celebration of flight, levity, and the conviction that you can leave earth…” Kessel explained in a press release. “You take wing in an airplane, you go to real places when you dream, you have out-of-body experiences, you get high, you lose yourself in someone else.”

Already we’ve heard the lovely album cut “Thousand Eyes”; now, she has unveiled “Higher”. An ethereal earworm, the pop number’s worth a spot on your “Songs of Summer” playlist and easily sounds 100% perfect for a fun Apple or Target commercial. Listen in below.

Ices Tracklist:
01. Tell Me
02. Thousand Eyes
03. Higher
04. Love Ices Over
05. Magick
06. Electric Arc
07. Sweet as Ice
08. Creature
09. How We Are
10. Waves

 

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