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Watch Brightness Perform Sparse Rendition of 'Oblivion'


Alex Knight, better known as Brightness, recently stopped by the Rolling Stone Sydney office to perform a stripped-back version of "Oblivion", from his solo debut Teething.

While the original version of "Oblivion" is propelled by a punchy, rhythmic momentum, here Knight's own lyrics are left to do the legwork. Proving more than capable, however, as his mix of plainspoken observations ("so, you've had problems breathing") and pain-masking pleas ("so, just how long have you been lying?") are exposed in all unfiltered vulnerability.

Having just wrapped a short album launch tour earlier this month, Brightness is set to play at the upcoming Bigsound festival in Brisbane, from September 5th to 8th.


Topics: Brightness   Rolling Stone TV


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