Getting to Know Four Lights

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Where are you from and when did you get started?

KII: I am from Whidbey Island. I started when I was 8.

Brian: Originally I am from Illinois, but moved to Washington State in the mid-2000s. I met these nerds between 2007-2010 and we decided to start this band in 2015 as an excuse to use the gravity bong at the old practice space.

Jeff: We’re Four Lights from Seattle, WA.

Who are you and who does what in the band?

KII: I am KII and I play Drums.

Brian: I’m Brian and I play bass and sing back ups. I am also responsible for the majority of press photos, album layouts, and all of the video work that we do.

Jeff: I’m Jeff, and I play guitar and sing backups.

Dan: I’m Dan! I sing and play the guitar!!

How would you best describe the sound?

Brian: Power-pop masquerading as pop-punk (or maybe vice versa).

Jeff: I’m terrible at describing the sound, but I agree with the others. Power pop with heavy pop punk roots.

Dan: Yeah, the other dudes really nailed it.

Dream rock moment (real or not)?

Brian: Meeting Tom Hanks.

Jeff: An opening slot on the next Captain Geech and the Shrimp Shack Shooters world tour.

Dan: Bracket or The Impossibles decide to do a tour and bring us along.

Still got day jobs?

Dan: I am an IT manager for a long term care company.

KII: Yup. It’s OK. That’s what the therapist says to tell myself anyway.

Brian: Yes and it’s slowly killing me.

Jeff: Up until recently, I’ve had plenty of joe-jobs; nothing I’d call a career. Let me put it this way: I have an extensive collection of nametags and hairnets. Right now I work in a lab, in the nanotechnology field

Any regrets?

KII: Just that day old pizza.

Brian:Wearing these fucking suits in the summertime.

Jeff: I regret choosing a “D” instead of a “B”, in the Wheel of Fortune bonus round.
Dan: I regret letting the other dudes answer questions in interviews haha

Seattle punk act, Four Lights, have they released their debut album Death to False Posi on August 15, 2016 through Bomb Pop Records. Four Lights are streaming their new album Death to False Posi in full through Bandcamp. The title track features guest vocals from the veteran California pop-punk act, Bracket.

Check out the album here: Death to False Posi

Tracklisting for Death to False Posi:

1. Self-Medicated

2. Underground

3. Death to False Posi (ft. Bracket)

4. Did I Just Hear a Gagoosh?

5. Is That You?

6. It Came To Me In a Dream

7. White Girl Wasted

8. Not Very Strong

9. Sixes

10. Whiskey Woahs

11. Spinning

12. Sappy Love Song

BAND BIO:

Four Lights are a punk quartet based out of Seattle, Washington. They take inspiration from power-pop, indie-rock and classic punk rock. Four Lights released their debut album, Death to False Posi on August 15, 2016 through Bomb Pop Records. Four Lights recorded their upcoming album Death to False Posi with Don Farwell at Earwig Studio. The band features Dan Gardner, ex-guitarist for Red Scare Industries band, Success.

Four Lights is:

Dan Gardner – Vocals/Guitar

Jeff Mangalin – Guitar/Vocals

Brian Lewis – Bass/Vocals

Kii Kay – Drums

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