The Spark (Original Single) By Bright Tree Village

TOP BEST HITS The Spark (Original Single) By Bright Tree Village

The Bay Area rock duo Bright Tree Village has dropped a song brimming with positivity and connection just when we need it most. Their latest single, "The Spark," transports listeners to a world of hand-holding, heart-sharing, and collective healing through the delicate power of music.

When Tim Leehane and Jeff August came together to form Bright Tree Village, they drew on influences from jam bands and MTV Unplugged acts of the ’90s. But their sunny rock sound is entirely their own, crafted from generations of timeless songwriting.

The lyrics paint a dimmer picture of social anxiety and isolation: "You fight hope and/ Avoid eye contact / 'Cause everyone's still staring at you." The longing in Jeff’s voice makes it clear he speaks from experience, giving the lyrics an air of authenticity. But just when the mood seems darkest, a chorus of celestial harmonies erupts: "So put your hands in our hands / Trust you with our heart."

There’s an irresistible momentum built into the melody, propelling the song inexorably toward hope. The lyrics shift from "I" and "you" to the inclusive "we" and "our," reflecting the power of finding common causes with others.

The musicianship throughout is incredibly deep, the plucked acoustic notes dance elegantly around the guitar, while the percussion shake and occasional piano chords sweeten the spell. "The Spark" makes you feel seen in their loneliness even as it offers a hand to pull them free. The depth of empathy in the writing feels like a balm for our fractured times.

As the song fades out on an epic chime of "We’re gonna be okay," you can almost feel the protective embrace of shared humanity. In just under four serene minutes, Bright Tree Village has summoned the spark we all need to keep the flame of hope burning through this long night.

The world may feel hopelessly broken right now, but if Bright Tree Village has their way, the light of unity, compassion, and solidarity will soon burn that much brighter. I personally can't wait for "The Spark" to spread. I urge you to follow the magnificent pair that is Bright Tree Village and stream the single on Spotify.

© 2017-2023 All Rights Reserved .