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Cliffie Swan

Fusing ’70s AM radio hooks with acid rock and roll expanses, Brooklyn’s Cliffie Swan utilized to be referred to as Lighting. Featuring vocalist/guitarist Sophia Knapp, drummer/vocalist Linnea Vedder, and bassist Alana Amram, the task started in 2004, when Knapp fulfilled Vedder within an artwork supply shop and both began writing tracks together and executing at celebrations. The set teamed up with initial bassist Andy MacLeod, previously of Light Magic, and documented their self-titled debut with Espers’ Greg Weeks, which Language of Rock released in 2008. Immediately after, the music group signed to Move City and released their follow-up, Rites, in ’09 2009. Late the next year, nevertheless, the group transformed its moniker to Cliffie Swan in order to avoid dilemma using the Canadian pop musician known as Lighting. The band’s last result as Lighting was a cover of David Bowie’s “As the Globe Falls Down” for the charity record We Were Therefore FIRED UP: Tribute to David Bowie. Knapp, Vedder, and Amram caused Erika Springtime and Hannah Rawe because of their first record as Cliffie Swan, 2011’s Recollections Come True.

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