Black Belt Eagle Scout, the indie rock mission of Katherine Paul, is again right now with one other new single referred to as “No person.” It’s the most recent pattern of her upcoming album The Land, The Water, The Sky.
A lot of Paul’s music is impressed by her Indigenous roots, and “No person” navigates the complexities of representing a marginalized group: “Once I was rising up, I didn’t have very many Native function fashions to look to on TV or the radio,” she stated in a press launch. “It was inside my very own group that I discovered inspiring function fashions by our elders and our group leaders.”
Paul provides: “With Native illustration in music and tv slowly rising, I usually ask myself the place I stand inside illustration in music and the way I need to be seen. This tune is in regards to the relationship I’ve with my very own illustration in music.”
That sense of bittersweetness is palpable in “No person.” “No person sang it for me like I wanna sing it to you,” Paul murmurs over gently rollicking drums, although because the monitor culminates right into a wash of electrical guitar, its tone feels more and more hopeful. Watch the serene music video for Black Belt Eagle Scout’s “No person” beneath.
The Land, The Water, The Sky is due out February tenth through Saddle Creek. Thus far, Paul has additionally shared its songs “My Blood Runs By way of This Land” and “Don’t Give Up.”