American singer, songwriter, and musician Weyes Blood has released a new track, “In Holy Flux,” from her new album, “And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow.”
Weyes Blood was primarily raised in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. She has been performing her own material under variations of the name Weyes Blood since 2003.
Weyes Blood’s music has undergone significant changes throughout her career. She has been involved in the underground noise music scene and was briefly bassist of the Portland, Oregon-based group Jackie-O Motherfucker and was singer for the band Satanized.
As Weyes Bluhd she made two self-released albums, changing to Weyes Blood to release The Outside Room (2011) on microlabel Not Not Fun Records.
Weyes Blood released her second record in October 2014 called The Innocents, which was released through Mexican Summer.
In 2016, Weyes Blood released her third album Front Row Seat to Earth, on Mexican Summer to critical acclaim, and toured throughout Europe and the States.
On February 12, 2019, a new album titled Titanic Rising was announced and available to pre-order on her website, along with dates of her upcoming tour. The album was released by Sub Pop on April 5, 2019 to critical acclaim.
Weyes Blood was heavily involved in the 2020 Tim Heidecker album Fear of Death, singing on all twelve tracks, co-writing two and receiving a co-producer credit.
Weyes Blood received wider attention when she featured (along with Zella Day) on the closing track of the 2021 Lana Del Rey album Chemtrails over the Country Club, a cover of the Joni Mitchell song “For Free”.
Weyes Blood has stated that church music, which figured prominently in her upbringing, has been an influence on her songwriting.
Weyes Blood is also highly influenced by the late singer songwriter, Harry Nilsson, in both singing style and songwriting.