Take a listen to “Autumn Grove,” the new single from Athens, Georgia-based band White Violet, who are signed to the New West imprint Normaltown Records. It’s a jaunty, soulful rocker with a “My Girl”-style bass line.
“‘Autumn Grove’ is a mythical / utopic place I made up after feeling the walls of my small town close in on me,” explains band frontman Nate Nelson. “The verses are intended to simulate the tension and monotony I felt from my surroundings, and the choruses are supposed to have the care-free and exciting feel that I think Autumn Grove would have. If it existed…”