The Sweeplings Offer A Soundtrack to Life In All Its Truths and Beauty on Self-Titled Album, Out Now

December 1, 2023 BY Emma Orland

Today, indie folk-pop duo The Sweeplings—Whitney Dean and Cami Bradley—offer a soundtrack to life in all its truth beauty on their new self-titled full-length. The pair absorb the sorrow of loss, the uncertainty of change, and the triumph of perseverance with heads held high and hearts wide open across 11 tracks of eloquent indie songcraft and folk lyricism. Listen to The Sweeplings HERE.

“This music is the accumulation of us as a band, our lives, and unfortunately, a lot of tragedy. We’ve both worked through so many ups and downs, and we put our stories together in the individual songs. It’s the whole journey from the beginning to where we are now—and all of the love and loss in between,” says Cami.

“Love and loss have been recurring themes in our band since the very beginning,” adds Whitney. “It’s cathartic to be able to talk to each other and say, ‘Where are you at now? Let’s write a song about it’. We’re writing from our souls as humans and trying to connect.”

With the album comes a new video for the track “Stay,” an exploration of unconditional love and unparalleled joy from a parent’s point-of view, complimented by lithely plucked guitars. Whitney explains, “One day right before Cami and I were going to write, I had just put my sons down for a nap. My oldest boy fell asleep laying on my chest. I was emotional about it because it was so sweet and innocent. It was a moment of complete love, transparency, and trust, and I wanted to stay in that moment. If I can protect my kids and give them a perfect space where everything is okay, it’s heaven on earth. It’s a special song for me.”

Watch The Video For “Stay” Here:

The Sweeplings form connections with audiences through vulnerability and honesty. For the better part of a decade, they’ve opened up across a series of EPs, their full-length debut Rise & Fall [2017] and the follow-up Debris [2022]. Continuing to resonate, “Chains” amassed over 33 million Spotify streams and counting followed by “Hold Me” with 21 million Spotify streams and “Across the Sea” with over 19 million Spotify streams. Meanwhile, their influence has quietly coursed through popular culture with placements in Pretty Little LiarsThe Vampire DiariesGood Behavior, and Longmire, to name a few. The musicians even performed “In Too Deep” during an episode of The Fosters.

Stay tune for more news and music from The Sweeplings.

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The Sweeplings Tracklist:
1: Fever Running Loose
2: Drag Me Deeper (oh no)
3: My Ach’n Heart
4: Nothing Can Keep Me From You
5: No Mercy
6: Just Like That
7: Stay
8: Can I Have Forever With You
9: The Only One
10: Without You
11: Farewell