Grayling, the moniker of Philadelphia-based musician, Lex Campion, has announced debut EP, Everything That Burns, due out April 15th via NDE Records.
At only 19 years old, Campion has created an impressively dynamic debut, capturing elements of plaintive indie and explosive alternative and tying them together with her soaring vocals. Everything That Burns is a singular vision, from writing every song to playing every instrument, Campion's dedication and passion for music permeates every note of Grayling's debut.
Grayling's first single "Bidding War" has been premiered by The Le Sigh, who aptly called Everything That Burns "a collection of guitar-heavy, emo-tinged songs that beg for singing along or raging out in your bedroom."
There’s something very special about music created by a single artist. No bandmates, no safety nets, just the talent and vision of one individual, that rare artist that can create a dynamic release all on their own. Philadelphia, PA’s Grayling, the musical moniker of Lexi Campion, is that rare artist, and her debut EP, Everything That Burns, is that rare release.
Everything That Burns is five finely-tuned tracks: crafted, performed, and even recorded, by one immensely talented 19 year old. From gently strummed indie to massive alternative swells, Grayling’s debut displays a wide span of dynamics and textures all held together by Campion’s striking vocals. The soaring crescendos and brooding lows of her voice are a clear highlight on Everything That Burns, but they’re far from her only skillful performance as Campion played every instrument from drums to guitar on the album.
Grayling’s debut is not a peek into a young artist finding themselves, it’s a fully formed release from a young woman who, at only 19 years old, has already devoted much of her life to songwriting, and the result is an EP that’s sure to turn heads.
Everything That Burns is due out April 15th via NDE Records. Pre-orders are available HERE.
Everything That Burns tracklist:
2. Bidding War
03/10 Philadelphia, PA @ Mantua Yacht Club w/ WC Lindsey, Roz and the Ricecakes, Foxanne
04/17 New Brunswick, NJ w/ Hodera, Semiotics, and Brackish