Big Lonely

Story

Big Lonely is a testament to the resilience of friendship and hardship, with a tendency to transform open sores into hard-hitting indie-rock, and a consistently honest edge. Close friends navigating the distance and complexity of growth. With two releases under their belt since forming in 2012, Big Lonely has another full-length album up their sleeve. Draw the curtains, Bad Magic.

Big Lonely’s Bad Magic was conjured up in the dark corners of a pessimistic cavern, where optimistic light leaks through tiny cracks. A journey through the cavern in search of a crack large enough to squeeze through and bathe in the full light of positivity. Every step is uncertain, yet hopeful. And while that large crack is never fully discovered – your eyes adjust to the darkness enough for you to see clearly. Light and dark in tandem.

“Ticket” is about using someone’s belief in you as the fuel to do the things that you wouldn’t have the courage to do otherwise. Eventually that fuel runs out – while it’s helped you get to where you are, you now believe in yourself enough to go a little further. There are stops along the way if you run out of gas.

About 10 years ago I showed my very amateur demos to my good friend T.J. Bowman, and he loved them so much that we started a very amateur band. Without his enthusiasm, I may have given up a long time ago. Instead we continued playing music together for the next 7 years. Though T.J. left Big Lonely about 3 years ago, he still plays a part of every note we sound.

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Media

Press

11-30-2018

Big Lonely, Rob Moir and Lost In Japan are featured in JP’s Music Blog’s New Music From Singer/Songwriters roundup!

11-29-2018

Hear great new tracks from The High Loves and Big Lonely in Somethinggood Music’s Songs of the Week!

11-29-2018

I CAN GUARANTEE share Big Lonely’s “Ticket” video – watch now!

11-28-2018

The uplifting tone of “Ticket” exemplifies the ethos of Big Lonely – watch the new video over at Born Music!

07-15-2015

Big Lonely on Indie88Toronto’s NXNE playlist.

Big Lonely on Indie88Toronto‘s NXNE playlist. One of their “Best Bets”!

04-03-2015

New Big Lonely video up on Anchor Shop today. World tour continues!

Watch “You wan’t it all” here!

03-21-2015

New Big Lonely video featured in Quick Before It Melts weekly roundup.

Watch Big Lonely – “You Want It All” from the album Close Your Eyes, Keep Talking!

03-13-2015

Exclaim! premiered the new video from Big Lonely today!

Watch the Miami Vice inspired video for “You Want It All” now!