Check out the video for the L.A. husband-and-wife duo’s mesmerizing version of a Daniel Johnston favorite
Though the famed Phoenix family is known primarily for their trailblazing work in film via brothers Joaquin and the late, great River, its impossible to overlook the efforts of their sister Rain in the world of modern music.
And on June 21, Phoenix’s LaunchLeft label will be releasing Whole, the anticipated third album from Los Angeles dream pop duo Haunted Summer. It is the first full-length from the husband-and-wife songwriting team of Bridgette Eliza Moody and John Seasons since 2017’s Spirit Guides, and is prefaced by the release of its first single–a gauzy, Lana-esque take on the beloved Daniel Johnston song “You Put My Love Out The Door.” The song was originally featured on the late indie rock icon’s 1983 cassette More Songs About Pain.
AUDIO: Daniel Johnston “You Put My Love Out The Door”
“I think the song speaks to the lyrical theme of the rest of the album where you confront the ones that have hurt you, either intentionally or not,” Moody says of the cover. “You don’t necessarily need an apology or even a reply, but just speaking your own piece gives you peace.”
Meanwhile, the cover is also accompanied by a Geoff Ryan-directed video for the song, filmed oceanside in Point Arena, California — with beautiful cinematic shots of the mighty Pacific Ocean.
“We wanted it to feel like you were in another world,” explains Seasons of the video, which Rock & Roll Globe is honored to premiere today. “We were truly blessed with the weather playing a starring role in the video — giving us all aspects of its beauty.”
Pre-save Whole here.
VIDEO: Haunted Summer “You Put My Love Out The Door”