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Watch James Wallace and the Naked Light’s Extraordinarily Intimate ‘To the River’ Clip

Tender folk tune appears on project's fresh debut LP, 'More Strange From Another Star'

James Wallace and the Naked Light’s recently released debut album, More Strange News From Another Star (out on Dialog Records), channels a long-forgotten intimacy, when listeners discovered young, fascinating folk storytellers at candlelit cafés, not on Vimeo pages. The Nashville outfit’s just-released video for “To the River” splits that difference: the Paul Greenhouse-directed clip captures a hushed, solo performance from Wallace, seen entirely through the pupil of an admirer. Reportedly shot in a single take, the clip’s extreme close-up briefly drifts from its subject, only to follow a single tear as it rolls down the fan’s cheek.

James Wallace and the Naked Light tour dates:

May 6 – Charlotte, NC @ Visulte Theater
May 7 – Raleigh, NC @ Southland Ballroom
May 8 – Boone, NC @ Boone Saloon
May 9 – Indianapolis, IN @ White Rabbit Cabaret
May 10 – Evansville, IN @ Lamascos
May 11 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
May 12 – Fayetteville, AR @ Rouge Bar
May 13 – Fort Worth, TX @ Live Oak
May 14 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s BBQ
May 15 – Baton Rouge, LA @ The Varsity Theater
May 17 – Nashville, TN @ Stone Fox
May 18 – Columbus, GA @ Cut Bait Music Festival