Yow Yow’s friends over in Campfire OK are releasing one song a month and today’s pick is “Our Hearts Beat Light.” The song is sung by frontman Mychal Cohen and former Campfire OK member and the most darling person ever – Miss Melodie Knight.
The band has said itself that this track is for lovers, but I think it is the perfect song for a first dance. What do you guys think?
For the last year, I have had the greatest opportunity of knowing and working with the lovely Miss Melodie Knight. Today, both her and Campfire OK made the announcement that she would be parting ways. While this news comes as a little bit of a shock to me, I would like to wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors. Melodie has given so much to the Seattle music scene from being a part of this band to her contribution with Artist Home. You’ll be missed Melodie!
This song is a little softer than the usual Friday music I send you off into the weekend with, but I just adore both Mychal and Melodie so so much that I had to post this. As I’m sure most of you know by now, Campfire OK is one of my favorite bands in the Seattle area right now so of course, I like to support them as much as I can. I also had the privilege of working with them back inthe spring and the group – as a whole – are just some of the most entertaining performers I’ve ever seen on stage. They love their fans. They love to dance. They know how to have a good time, basically.
A couple weeks ago they performed at the Cathedral Concert Series, which I unfortunately had to miss, but am so glad that someone was able to post a video of their performance. Here it is! Enjoy! And definitely look out for Campfire OK in the next couple months because it’s only a matter of time until they blow up…in the best way possible that is.
This music spotlight is actually a little overdue because I have been listening to Lemolo on repeat for the past month or so! If you’ve got a great memory, then you might remember that I featured these lovely ladies back in February as the Song of the Day. Since then, Lemolo has been making headlines left and right and earning spots on this year’s Bumbershoot and Doe Bay Fest lineup! While I won’t be able to see them perform at Doe Bay, I am very much looking forward to their set at Bumbershoot near the end of the summer! I was also surprised to learn that Miss Melodie Knight of Campfire OK is their booking agent as well. That band can do no wrong…therefore…neither can Lemolo! I can’t wait to get their full length. For now, you can listen to their two songs on repeat like I do here.