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Pop punk rockers LIGHT YEARS enter a spooky house in their new video “The Summer She Broke My Heart”

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Cleveland OH’s very own LIGHT YEARS are releasing a new video for the song “The Summer She Broke My Heart”, off their acclaimed 2015 record “I’ll See You When I See You”. The announcement coincides with the beginning of their Spring Tour in the United States, opening for Four Year Strong. Drawing inspiration from iconic movies like Shining, The Evil Dead and Scary Movie (!!!) LIGHT YEARS take us along a creepy journey where no happy ending is to be expected… brace yourselves!

Singer Pat Kennedy says about the video:

“We used to practice in the basement of my house but the neighbors would always complain and call the cops. So we found a house out in the country that we could practice in whenever we wanted and no one would bother us. It was also really cheap! Everything was going fine at first, but then weird things started happening… stuff wouldn’t be where we left it, doors would open and close on their own, and it always felt like someone was watching us. We set up some cameras to try and document it and well… you’ll see what happened.”

Light Years is comprised of vocalist/guitarist Pat Kennedy, bassist Tommy Englert, guitarist Andrew Foerst and drummer Kent Sliney, all of whom have graduated from the teenage angst that fuels most of their peers, instead turning their focus to the problems that face them in their mid-20s.

“I Won’t Hold This Against You”, their 2013 debut LP released via Paper + Plastick Records, dwelled on the inescapable past while looking for ways to heal the scars incurred while coming of age. Additionally, in 2014 the band released a five-song EP entitled “Temporary” via Animal Style Records. “I’ll See You When I See You”, the band’s latest studio album, was released on Rude Records on November 13th, 2015.


It’s been two years since the summer she broke my heart
Spent a couple more with this guitar
Tried to outrun all the consequences yeah but here they are

I still smell the fireworks in your backyard
Went to college but I didn’t get far
Hope there’s something better out there for me but I could be wrong

Maybe I was younger or just a little smarter
I could say the perfect thing to get you to stay longer
But I’m all out of tricks up my sleeve
I’m cursed with awful timing and not good at deciding
If I should stay and fight or go back into hiding
But I’m not surprised that you’d leave
Yeah I knew that you’d leave
I always knew that you’d leave

Laid to rest my common sense I confess
I really let it go to my head
Thought I’d find myself if I left it all behind but here I am

It’s dark outside but just light enough that I might find a way home.

LIGHT YEARS on tour:

March 10 – The Met Providence, RI
March 11 – Brighton Music Hall Boston, MA
March 12 – Brighton Music Hall Boston, MA
March 14 – Waiting Room Buffalo, NY
March 15 – Woodland Tavern Columbus, OH
March 16 – Hoosier Dome Indianapolis, IN
March 17 – The Stache Grand Rapids, MI
March 18 – Cobra Loung Chicago, IL
March 19 – Double Door Chicago, IL
March 21 – Gabe’s Iowa City, IA
March 22 – Sokol Underground Omaha, NE
March 23 – Outland Ballroom Springfield, MO
March 24 – 89th Street Oklahoma City, OK
March 25 – Walter’s Houston, TX
March 26 – So What?! Festival Grand Prairie, TX
March 28 – The End Nashville, TN
March 29 – Neighborhood Theatre Charlotte, NC
March 30 – Canal Club Richmond, VA
March 31 – Rock and Roll Hotel Washington DC
April 1 – GameChangerWorld Freehold, NJ
April 2 – Revolution Amityville, NY

Karol Kamiński

DIY rock music enthusiast and web-zine publisher from Warsaw, Poland. Supporting DIY ethics, local artists and promoting hardcore punk, rock, post rock and alternative music of all kinds via IDIOTEQ online channels.
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