Rose Alaimo “Power Lines”
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Rose Alaimo “Power Lines”

American indie pop-rock artist Rose Alaimo presents ‘Power Lines’, a song about how we as humans are all inter-connected to one other like never before. This is the second single from her new album ‘A Place To Go When You Need To Hide‘, following the more grounding lead track ‘Stars’, which is about finding an unexpected moment of stillness in the midst of a crazy world.

This is the third full-length album from the Ithaca, NY-based artist. Honest, hopeful and emotive, Alaimo takes on her internal struggles as she finds her way through darkness to exercise her own will-power, freedom of choice and self-empowerment.

A veterinarian and vegetable farmer in her day-to-day life, this record exposes a whole other side of Alaimo as she finds her way through darkness to exercise her own will-power, freedom of choice and self-empowerment.

“The song ‘Power Lines’ is about the connections that exist between us, whether we are aware of them or not. One thing that was highlighted during Covid was how unbelievably interconnected we are. How fast the virus spread across the world was astounding, and in the middle of everyone debating mask and vaccination mandates and people becoming increasingly stressed and angry and there being more and more division between everyone, a tree was blown over on my property, taking the power lines down in front of my house. I walked outside and, after the shock of seeing this healthy tree ripped up by the roots by a strong wind, I noticed the lines that were down,” says Rose Alaimo.

“I saw how they were connected to my house, and how the main lines also connected to my neighbor’s house, and how those same lines connected every single house on the street. I never stopped to notice how physically connected all of these houses were by these power lines and how what happened to my house affected everyone else around me. It struck me as an interesting analogy to how we as humans are also all more connected to each other and to the world around us than we might initially assume. These connections may not be visible but they are definitely there. We can spread viruses to each other and we can spread anger and fear, but if we are mindful of this interconnectedness, we can also choose to spread GOOD things: kindness and understanding and peace.”

Rose Alaimo writes, sings, performs, programs, records and co-produces her own music. Additional production and mastering was provided by **Jamie Hill ****(Nada Surf, Zola Jesus, House of Pain), at Department of Energy Management in Tacoma, WA.  She released her more acoustic debut album ‘The Importance of Centers’ in 2019, followed by the gritty and anthemic ‘Grow’ **in 2021.

The emotional range of this album mirrors the intense highs and lows of life, from soft and dreamy lullabies, where we remember loved-ones who are no longer with us (‘Stars’), to anthemic, thrashy songs protesting Russia’s war on Ukraine and unethical and dangerous world leaders (‘Resist The Force’). On ‘The Devil That You Know’, she explores the challenge of letting go of familiar toxic patterns due to the fear of making changes in a world that feels increasingly unstable  wrapping up with ‘Here I Am’, a grounding and hopeful reprise medley reminding us of the stillness and peace that we can find, even in times of trouble.

‘A Place To Go When You Need To Hide’ is out now and available via fine music platforms, including** Bandcamp, Spotify and **Apple Music.

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