Why ‘Fire Ahead’ Is The Album Lakes Needed To Make
The new album from Lakes, ‘Fire Ahead’, unfolds like a bitter-sweet ode to California.
In the midst of joy, love, brokenness, and pain, there’s also this unintentional backdrop of the golden state found throughout the record.
“This album plays out like a story,” says lead singer Seth Roberts. “It’s very personal, but hopefully that comes across clearly to the listener.”
The story Roberts is referring to is a some what dark one, saying that he lost track of how important and beautiful time can be even when things aren’t going well, that it’s these moments that get built upon and will eventually add up later.
“I went through a pretty rough marriage and ultimately a messy divorce,” Roberts says. “It really spun me into a dark time trying to make sense of a lot of things in my life. Spending years investing your dreams, goals, time, energy, into something is kind of like building a
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