Starling Glow - "Ignite (Acoustic Version)" (video) (Premiere)

by Brice Ezell

23 February 2015

The Orange County-based pop group Starling Glow, helmed by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Liz Hill.

Upon teaming up with Grammy-nominated producer/musician Billy Mohler, Starling Glow (Kelly Clarkson, Liz Phair, Awolnation)—a project helmed by Orange County songwriter Liz Hill—took to readying their debut LP. One of the songs cut for the album is “Ignite”, which now has a semi-stripped down acoustic arrangement. Below you can watch Hill and her band take to the studio to record this tune of pop empowerment. This new arrangement of “Ignite” switches up its original, electronic-heavy style for something closer to the indie rock fold.
Hill tells PopMatters about the track, “I wrote this song for the underdog. For anyone who has been pushed to their absolute breaking point, only to fight through it and come out stronger in the end.”

Starling Glow’s debut LP should see its release some time this year.

Watch the original version of “Ignite”:

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