Bully Announces New Album “Lucky for You”, Shares New Song “Days Move Slow”
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Alicia Bognanno, aka Bully announced her fourth studio album “Lucky for You” would be released on June 2, 2023.
It is her first project in three years since the 2020 album “Sugaregg”.
The album comprises 10-track, featuring guest appearance from Soccer Mommy, produced by J.T. Daly.
From the album, she released the second single called “Days Move Slow” on March 21, 2023.
The track was written by Alicia Bognanno and produced by JT Daly.
Alicia Bognanno wrote the song after her dog Mezzi passing away.
“Mezzi was my best friend,” Alicia Bognanno explained. “She made me feel safe and empowered, she showed me that I was worth loving and never judged me or viewed me as a let down. I always felt accepted, understood and so much less alone. Mezzi was living, breathing proof that I was worthy of being loved.”
She added, “There was nothing else I could do except sit down and write it, and it felt so good.”
- Accompanying music video was directed by Alex Ross Perry.
Alex Ross Perry said, “This is my third time collaborating with Alicia, but my first time collaborating with Bully. Having written the original songs for my film Her Smell and performed at the Pavement Museum Tribute Concert “scene” for my forthcoming film on them, I can't believe I finally got to make a Bully video. Right away, it seemed striking to make a piece as stark and measured as possible, not to make a video that replicates the song's sonic energy but to visualize the emotional weight and feelings of loss and grief depicted in the lyrics. Alicia doesn't seem to have been filmed in 16mm black and white before, so it was a no-brainer to give that a try.”
The new album was produced by JT Daly and came together over the course of seven months, the longest gestation process for a Bully record to date.
“Authenticity is always on my mind, without even knowing it,” Alicia Bognanno explained. “If I'm doing something that doesn't feel natural or right, I'm quick to shut it down. So it was great with J.T., because I could tell he was a genuine fan who wanted to emphasize what's actually good about my writing instead of changing it. I could tell how much he cared about the project and it meant alot to me.”
She continued, “I was freaking out about it at first, because taking my time was so new for me. But a few months in, I realized how crucial that time ended up being. I got songs out of it that I wouldn't have had otherwise.”
She added, “With every record, I feel more and more secure in terms of doing what I want. For this one, I wanted to be as creative as possible with these songs.”
Photo by Sophia Matinazad
- source : Apple Music