Celestial Eclectic is the debut collaboration of L.A.-based indie singer-songwriter AM and London-based composer and producer Shawn Lee. The synth-pop duo’s first track off the album, the hypnotic “Dark Into Light,” blends heavy synth and bass with AM’s emotional falsetto. While the track is certainly danceable, AM tells Rolling Stone that the track comes from a heavy place.
“Lyrically it is a hopeful song that deals with having faith in the next generation,” AM explains. “It’s dark, but still funky. The subject matter is heavy, but I still feel like the music is fun and playful.” AM & Shawn Lee’s album Celestial Eclectic is out today, but you can download “Dark Into Light” for free here.