Ten Hymns From My American Gothic available for Pre-Order Now
The second St. Lenox album
Ten Hymns From My American Gothic: A Gift For My Father in Honor of his 70th Year,
will be released via Anyway Records on October 21st, 2016
Ten Hymns From My American Gothic is a sprawling, layered,stream-of-consciousness portrait of modern American life, presented by St. Lenox as a gift to his father, who immigrated to the United States, in honor of his 70th birthday. Written, performed and recorded by the writer in off hours, while working as an attorney in Manhattan, the album meditates on progressive themes, immigration, cultural divide, forgiveness and manifest destiny.
“[St. Lenox’s] voice is one of the most striking instruments in music today, a harsh and commanding howl that reminds me of John Darnielle, Michael Stipe, and Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart but is something entirely its own. His subject matter is equally transfixing and unique, a mix of queer love songs, protest music, and savvy observations about the modern American experience.”