If there’s one thing Manor Records does exceedingly well, it’s finding heartbreakingly beautiful songwriters.
It’s no different this time around with Daniel Gum, the 23 year-old Kansas City musician channeling early Sufjan Stevens. “Blue Light” is haunting yet poignant, with a music video to match and full of tense imagery. “All the love you gave tried to run away,” he croons over flashes of light and an unfortunate ending for a bouquet of flowers.
You can watch the video, directed and filmed by Ga Ji Ashlin Wang, below: