• Two Hearts (Radio Edit)
  • Reluctance (w Isaaca Byrd)

Keegan DeWitt – Two Hearts / Reluctance 7 “

Keegan DeWitt - Two Hearts / Reluctance 7


“Both songs on Two Hearts/Reluctance were written this summer while DeWitt toured in promotion of his recent Nothing Shows EP (released July 13th exclusively through Daytrotter). The tracks expand upon the cinematic, orchestral feel of Nothing Shows (praised by Popmatters, PasteMagazine.com ‘Best of What’s Next’, My Old Kentucky Blog, and American Songwriter, among others), finding DeWitt moving in a notably different direction than either the EP or his debut full-length, Islands (Izumi Records, 2009). The driving, dance-inflected pop of “Two Hearts” follows in the footsteps of Nothing Show’s propulsive, rhythmic closer “Hearts Beat Loud” and the delicate, shimmering uncertainty of “Reluctance” – featuring vocals by Isaaca Byrd of The Bridges – might be the prettiest song he’s penned. Each song deals with transition, fittingly, as the single itself continues DeWitt’s passage from a solo singer/songwriter to a collaborator: the songs were written to be played live with his current touring band of Byrd, Matt Shaw (Hymns), Jeremy Bullock (Pico vs. Island Trees), and Dylon York (Band Marino), who back him on the recordings. Both songs will also be included on a forthcoming new EP, due Spring 2011″