Stream Moses Sumney's 'Black in Deep Red, 2014' EP
Named after Mark Rothko’s 1957 painting.
Moses Sumney has released an EP titled Black in Deep Red, 2014 yesterday. The title pays tribute to a 1957 painting by Mark Rothko of the same name. The project follows 2017’s Aromanticism, Sumney’s debut album.
“Black in Deep Red, 2014 was ignited by the first and last time I attended a protest,” he said about the release in a statement. “It was in the fall of 2014, after a grand jury decided not to charge the offending officer in the Mike Brown murder, delivering the verdict just in time for them to get home for Thanksgiving. I felt like a camouflaged outsider at the protest, like an anthropologist performing a study amongst his own kind. I took to the mountains soon after that and wrote these songs, wondering if power was a transferable device that could change hands through the vocalizing of unrest.”
Stream Black in Deep Red, 2014 via Spotify and Apple Music below.