London-born musician Christian Letts has already played venues around the world as the lead guitarist for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, but his forthcoming release is a refreshing shift in the spotlight. Performing under the name Letts, he’s set to release his solo debut Hold Fast next week. A visual artist as well as a musician, Letts painted all of the album art himself, and the album’s music as well as its cover seem to signify the darkness and doubt that can simmer under the surface.
Recorded with and produced by friend Marcus Mumford, the 10-song release will be available on Feb. 17 via Community Music. Stream Hold Fast in its entirety in the player above and preorder the album here.