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Watch Justin Vernon, Moses Sumney, & Francis and the Lights Cover “I Shall Be Released” at Eaux Claires

Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires music festival kicked off on Friday in Vernon’s hometown, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The two performed — alongside Bryce Dessner, Bradley Cook,…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 8, 2018

Kanye West’s ye Features Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign, Kid Cudi, More

Kanye West has finally released his new album ye, which he premiered at a listening party in Jackson Hole, Wyoming last night. The project is…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 1, 2018

Stream Francis and the Lights’ Surprise New Album Just for Us

Essentially zero prominent artists scheduled an album release for this end-of-year Friday sandwiched between holidays, and into this void steps left-of-center pop solo act and…
Anna Gaca / December 29, 2017

Watch Chance the Rapper Bring Out Vic Mensa and Francis & the Lights at Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is held in Chicago, which, as we all know, is Chance the Rapper's domain. And yesterday, he held court at Grant Park, delivering a…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 6, 2017

Francis and the Lights – “May I Have this Dance (Remix)” ft. Chance the Rapper

Francis and the Lights have released a new remix of their heavily-vocodered, wistful club ballad "May I Have This Dance" featuring Chance the Rapper.  Chance…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 18, 2017

Bon Iver Releases Lineup For Eaux Claires Festival: Chance the Rapper, Paul Simon, Wilco, and More

Today, the lineup for this year's installment of the Justin-Vernon-run Eaux Claires festival in rural Wisconsin was leaked via pamphlets passed out to advance ticket…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 8, 2017

Video: Francis and the Lights – “See Her Out”

Francis and the Lights just released the video for "See Her Out," one of the standout tracks from their recent album, Farewell, Starlite! The Jake Schreier-directed…
Taylor Berman / November 1, 2016

Stream Francis and the Lights’s New Album Farewell, Starlite!

Last month, Francis and the Lights performed a live debut of new album Farewell, Starlite! to close out Eaux Claires, the music festival curated by Bon Iver's Justin…
Anna Gaca / September 24, 2016

Cashmere Cat, the Weeknd, and Francis and the Lights Collaborate on ‘Wild Love’

Cashmere Cat, the Weeknd, and Francis and the Lights just shared their new single "Wild Love." The Weeknd teased the collaboration on his Instagram earlier…
Ilana Kaplan / August 26, 2016

Francis and the Lights, Kanye West, and Bon Iver Film a Dance Sequence in ‘Friends’ Video

Francis and the Lights remains an enigma even after landing features on Drake's Thank Me Later and, more recently, Chance the Rapper's Coloring Book. He also apparently…
Brian Josephs / July 7, 2016

Watch Francis and the Lights’ Sun-Dappled ‘Like a Dream’ Video

Francis and the Lights have already shared two out-of-this-world R&B cuts from the upcoming Like a Dream EP: "ETC" and "If They Don't Come Tomorrow."
Kyle McGovern / November 18, 2013