News Rock 02/10/2017

Terra Lightfoot Releases New Single "Norma Gale"

Terra Lightfoot Releases New Single "Norma Gale"

New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Songwriter Terra Lightfoot has released her new single, "Norma Gale". With a compelling narrative and simmering arrangement that builds from subdued organ chords to an explosive refrain, "Norma Gale" is examplary of the incisive and sincere songwriting that fans have come to expect from Lightfoot.

Lightfoot explains the poignant story behind the song: "I was inspired to write this song after meeting a Canadian woman named Norma Gale who was a near-famous country star in the 1970s. She played all over the world but specifically had a great following in Nashville, played with Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty. This song is one of my first songwriter songs, I'd say. It chronicles the life of Norma as a musician in the '70s, and trying to bring up her young son while she's gunning for sustainable success. I kept in touch with Norma and her son and let them know when I finally made it to Nashville to do some writing, but unfortunately she had passed away two weeks earlier."

"Norma Gale" follows the release of Terra's exuberant foot-stomping lead single and video "Paradise", which premiered via American Songwriter.
"A roots rocker with a powerful voice and a badass Gibson SG that she plays with consummate ease... she could be your new rock 'n' roll hero. Drawing from rock, soul & blues, Terra Lightfoot is a monster talent that will be gracing the world's largest stages in no time." - PopMatters
"Lightfoot crafts ballads and barnburners that hearken back to the past, delivered with fresh energy." - BUST

Shot through with the guitarist-vocalist's powerful, bluesy soul, vivid lyrics and ferocious six-string virtuosity, New Mistakes is an unforgettable outing. From the ground-shaking stomp of "Paradise" and wild-eyed energy of "Pinball King" that open the set to the psychedelic, gospel-tinged album closer "Lonesome Eyes," the steeltown native's third record distills her masterful talent to its electrifying essence.

Produced by Gus van Go and Werner F (Arkells, Sam Roberts Band, Wintersleep), New Mistakes is a heady journey. As poignant as it is rollicking and vulnerable as it is rowdy, it cruises long and sometimes lonesome highways that lead everywhere from brokedown dive bars and endless prairie skies to mountain ranges and the Mojave Desert.

New Mistakes is now available for pre-order:
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Built around Lightfoot's killer live band — Maury LaFoy (bass), Joel Haynes (drums) and Jeff Heisholt (keyboards) — the session impresses on all counts. It's Lightfoot's hungriest and most raw album to date, able to mesmerize with graceful melodies one moment, and step into the ring to deliver a hurricane of hooks or a heart-wrenching chorus the next.

New Mistakes track list:
1. Paradise
2. Pinball King
3. Ruthless
4. You Get High
5. Stars Over Dakota
6. Norma Gale
7. Hold You
8. Slick Back Kid
9. Drifter
10. Two Hearts
11. Three In The Morning
12. Lonesome Eyes

Terra Lightfoot U.S. Tour dates (supporting Whitehorse):
Oct 1 • Allston, MA • Great Scott
Oct 2 • Brooklyn, NY • Baby's Alright
Oct 4 • Chicago, IL • Schubas
Oct 6 • Madison, WI • The Frequency
Oct 7 • Goshen, IN • Ignition Garage

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