Gab De La Vega Releases New Song “Northern Lights”
Back in December 2023, Italian punk rock singer-songwriter Gab De La Vega announced that his upcoming fourth studio album “Life Burns” would be released on March 1, 2024 via SBÄM Records.
The album comprises 12-track, and is his first LP in four years since the 2020 album “Beyond Space and Time”.
On January 12, 2024, he released the second single called “Northern Lights” from the album, following “Off My Chest”.
He co-wrote and co-produced the song with his backing band The Open Cages' guitarist Simone Piccinelli.
Gab De La Vega said of the song, “I wanted to share 'Northern Lights' as the second single taken from the upcoming album because it is one of the tracks that most reflects the sense of depth that 'Life Burns' will have, both in sound and lyrics. Juxtaposed with 'Off My Chest' it definitely creates the kind of contrast that can make you realize how rich this album is in every sense of the word. This album represents the most honest and unfiltered side of myself, not just as musician, but as a person balancing between the negative things of life and the drive towards the positive ones, between being right and being wrong, dreams and reality.”
- He continued, “'Northern Lights' is a song that plays with emotions, touching peaks in every direction, transforming for example the concept of solitude, presenting it not as a negative element, but as a companion on the journey toward awareness of one's condition within the complex design of life. A moment of redemption that explodes in the serenity that comes through a deep and necessary catharsis in the human experience.”
The accompanying music video was directed by Simone Piccinelli. Joey Gaibina filmed the video at Lake Garda in Italy last December.
Gab De La Vega said of video, “The video was an idea of my guitarist and producer Simone Piccinelli. I knew it needed to be something very particular, just like the song. Simone had this vision for this video and he thought we needed something that could visually match the song and its nature. I gave him carte blanche because I knew I could trust his creativity. Joey Gaibina behind the camera did all the rest. I simply had a great time filming this on a cold December day on Lake Garda, which is not far from where I live. I think the visuals match the intensity of the song and the landscapes we used in the video are perfect for the kind of lyrics this song has.”
Photo by Ronnie Amighetti
Background photo by Joey Gaibina
- source : Apple Music