Origins is a brand new music function that enables musicians and artists the chance to speak in regards to the influences behind their latest monitor. At this time, Lillie Mae introduces listeners to a “Terlingua Lady”.
Lillie Mae could also be always impressed by Music Metropolis — she is, in spite of everything, signed to Jack White’s Third Man Information — nevertheless it was a sure Texas city that turned her head whereas recording her new album, Different Ladies. On “Terlingua Lady”, the newest single off the report, the Nashville songwriter recounts a life-changing journey to the small mining district close to the border of Mexico that’s regarded as haunted.
“I’m fairly drawn to that space spiritually,” Mae tells Consequence of Sound of her affinity for the ghost city. The intangible magnetism of Terlingua shines all through the brand new track, as Mae radiates a curious sense of longing. Nevertheless, it’s much less about lacking somebody or one thing, and extra in regards to the people artist wanting to raised perceive the mysterious city and its folks.
“Your eyes attempt to inform me that you simply’ve been round/ Oh however all you say to me is you’re proper again on this city,” Mae sings, her voice sun-kissed and guitars golden, “I’m wondering why you’re so afraid/ I’m wondering what you’re runnin’ from.” At occasions she comes shut, recognizing “eyes so acquainted,” virtually as if she’s in a position to peer into this younger girl’s soul.
Hear “Terlingua Lady” beneath.
Mae’s Different Ladies is out August 16th by Third Man. It marks her second full-length following 2017’s Without end and Then Some, which was produced by White. Mae is presently on the highway opening for White’s The Raconteurs and later has tour dates with Robert Plant; tickets to her exhibits may be bought right here.
“Terlingua Lady” was written by Mae when she was simply 19. The singer-songwriter spoke additional to CoS in regards to the track and its particular influences, which embrace the stray canine of Terlingua and the city’s Starlight Theatre. Learn what she needed to say beneath.