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Highland Kites

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  1. 1.
    Everyone You Know
    2:330:30
  2. 2.
    Two Halves
    4:240:30
  3. 3.
    What Love Is
    3:520:30
  4. 4.
    Not Your Hero
    4:060:30
  5. 5.
    I Didn't Belong
    3:540:30
Highland Kites is a dreamy indie folk rock/art rock band from Nashville, TN. It started as Los Angeles native Marissa Lamar's solo project, and was a way for her to deal with the aftermath of her beating a severe case of neurologic Lyme Disease, losing much of her earlier life in the process.
Music was a way to deal with not just the pain, but to help her heal and find a new purpose.
Having never played or sung she started learning piano in 2014 at 26 and within 6 months played her first show. What started as just something to help her mind heal and give her an artistic outlet became an obsession and something she fell deeply in love with.
She shortly after met drummer, Neil Briggs through a mutual friend. Their musical styles were very different but the contrast created a sound that they both resonated with.
They have since released 4 EPs, a full length album and a few singles, done 6 tours and over 100 shows.
They're music has been described as "Hope Sandoval fronting Radiohead". They have a love for adding texture to songs, and creating dreamy landscapes around brutally honest and direct lyrics.
They released their latest EP "Better Off" in June 2019 via MGM Distribution. The two music videos they made (with Space Dream productions) off the EP have been making rounds in the festival circuit with multiple nominations and awards so far.
They just finished 3 songs in the studio and released the first one (Two Halves) in Sept 2019 along with a music video.

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