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Common Holly

Holding fast to the emotional honesty of Playing House (2017), Brigitte Naggar's sophomore record as Common Holly, When I say to you Black Lightning, is a look outward; an exploration of the ways in which we all experience pain, fear and self-delusion, and how we can learn to confront those feelings with boldness. When I say to you Black Lightning feels like Naggar's conversation with herself, meticulously penned to work through challenges as they unfold. It's cool, and more than that, it feels important. It's about finding the seeds of strength to navigate adult life, and about the ways in which we all find ourselves in that place of struggle when life starts to show you its cards and you begin to understand, in the artist's words, "just how real shit can get."

New video from Common Holly

"Common Holly has turned a silly lyrical experiment into a delicately heartbreaking ballad for all of the anxious romantics out there."

Watch Common Holly's new video for "Crazy OK" premiering at NYLON today! When I say to you Black Lightning is out this Friday, October 18 — order your copy now! 15 Oct 2019

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upcoming shows

8 Dec  

Pittsburgh PA  @ Club Cafe 

10 Dec  

Cleveland OH  @ Beachland Ballroom 

11 Dec  

Chicago IL  @ Schubas Tavern 

12 Dec  

Milwaukee WI  @ Cactus Club 

13 Dec  

Minneapolis MN  @ 7th Street Entry 

16 Dec  

Seattle WA  @ Barboza 

17 Dec  

Portland OR  @ Mississippi Studios 

18 Dec  

San Francisco CA  @ Cafe du Nord 

21 Dec  

Los Angeles CA  @ Echo 

13 Jan  

London UNITED KINGDOM  @ Lexington