Kyle Richtig Journal

Second Son Released!

Kyle Richtig is happy to announce his new album Second Son! The new album features his songs Daisies & Roses and Runaway, which has been enjoying success since the end of last year. Second Son is Richtig’s first album since 2016’s Technological Advances.

Second Son features 11 new songs and 4 electronic adaptations of Richtig’s previously released acoustic songs. The new album is available for streaming and digital download on BandCamp.

Kyle Richtig on Second Son:

I had a great time creating Second Son. It was wonderful to get back to creating music that I can dance to. Since releasing the song Daisies & Roses on NumberOneMusic, I have received such an outpouring of support that finishing this album became a mission for these fans. The first song I finished for the album was “The Cycle”, which I believe set the tone for the rest of the album. It was completed long before many of the songs were even conceived. Like many other people, I love the song “Daisies & Roses” – even after listening to it for months. One of the shortest songs, “Exit”, is one of the most beautiful songs I have ever put together. As an instrumental song it has the reprieve from me judging singing, but also reminds me of the instrumental beauty I hear when I listen to Moby. Second Son is a blend of my past and present. It is an album of perceptions (“Daisies & Roses”, “Insect Black Halo Teaches Me”, “The Cycle”, “Autumn’s Children”), relationships (“Runaway”, “Unintelligible”, “Broken Halo”, “I Wanna Shoot”, “Goodbye”, “Tuesday”, “Drip”) and politics (“Storm Bringer”, “Decolonize”). I look forward to hearing more about what people think.

Those who purchase Second Son, receive a full colour, 17 page PDF booklet featuring song lyrics and original photos by Kyle Richtig.

Tracklist:

  1. Intro
  2. Daisies & Roses
  3. Runaway
  4. Unintelligible
  5. Insect Black Vinyl Halo Teaches Me
  6. Broken Halo
  7. I Wanna Shoot
  8. The Cycle
  9. Autumn’s Children
  10. Storm Bringer
  11. Goodbye
  12. Tuesday
  13. Decolonize
  14. Drip
  15. Exit

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