DFW Music News

John Van Deusen of The Lonely Forest: "Every Song I Write Comes From a Place of Turmoil."

Over the course of six years, Seattle's The Lonely Forest have released five full length albums, each of the better than the previous and each one filled with solid, emotionally-driven indie rock. 2011's Arrows featured the wonderfully dry "Turn Off This Song and Go Outside" and garnered the band a wider audience. The recently released Adding Up the Wasted Hours mines some darker influences but still features the stunning songwriting that has proven to be the band's strong suit.

On the road somewhere in Oregon and in anticipation of tonight's show at Three Links, lead singer John Van Deusen spoke with DC9 about the band's great new album and how he loves those rainy Seattle days.

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