Leif Erikson's transatlantic, emotive and effortlessly-accomplished work to date is the result of five unique life journeys, brought together under the namesake of a little-known Icelandic explorer believed by many to have been the first Westerner to reach the shores of America. Lead singer and guitarist Sam Johnston's socially conscious lyrics project a disarming honesty. Here are songs which offer the kind of thoughtful interiority that, while grounded in astute observation, feel instantly relatable to anybody struggling to find meaning and comfort amidst the hectic concerns of modern living. These are, nevertheless, songs of steely resistance, which seek freedom wherever you can find it.
Ultimately, Leif Erikson seek to take the disaffection of modern life and turn it into a form of ascension through the power of music. They're still only at the foot of their career but like their explorer namesake, Leif Erikson are what happens when you find yourself - however you get there - right where you are supposed to be.