The Skinny: Folk rockers Sci-Fi Romance have recorded and released a bunch of Christmas covers and we figured it was a perfect time to share them. Check out a couple tracks below! The Los Angeles alt-rock/Americana trio are gearing up to release their new album Dust Among The Stars in January 2016 and this is a great preview of their vibe.
“This album was a hard-fought son of a bitch,” says Kotrla, “I’m proud we never gave up on it.” The album features a variety of Kotrla’s influences, showcasing his incredible ability to emote precisely what his feelings were in certain moments of his life. On “Pale Blue Dot”, Kotrla found inspiration in the famous photo of Earth taken by Voyager I before it left the solar system. “It’s the kind of picture that, when you see it, it has the ability to change you.” Kotrla describes. “That’s not such a bad thing to write a song about, if you ask me.” ‘Shakespeare’s Lovers’features help from the likes of award-winning opera singer,Kristin Vogel. “She’s sung in The Magic Flute, La Boheme, and I Pagliacci and has all these awards… and now she’s on a Sci-Fi Romance record. I’m still kind of amazed,” says Kotrla.