Singer/songwriter Nahko has released the official music video for his latest single, “Goodnight Sun.” This is the fourth single from his debut solo album, My Name is Bear, following the release of “Dragonfly,” “Be Here Now,” and “Hamakua.” The video combines behind the scenes footage of Nahko on tour with Medicine For The People and clips from time spent with family and friends at home. Watch the video for “Goodnight Sun” here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHWMTV3Zpq0
“When can I leave this shell body behind me? Join you in setting the moon up for rising?” Some lost lyrics to Goodnight Sun… I remember sitting at the lookout near Kealakekua Bay, writing this song into existence” shares Nahko. “It started as a freestyle sunset song. Just me and the ocean and the sun. I carried those lyrics as a prayer for so many years. It became my salutation song, a reverent nod to the symbiosis between sun and human body. It’s been a joy to bring the song back after so many years, breathing new life into it. Josue and I had a blast making this playful video, as well. A look into life on the road and a mirror to life at home. I wanted the expanse of nature to be witnessed here, the glory of Cascadia in Oregon, and the home where I grew up. Enjoy!”
Nahko And Medicine For The People are currently on tour with Dispatch playing boutique amphitheaters and as well as their own headline dates with Xiuhtezcatl and Raye Zaragoza on select shows. Earlier in the summer, they supported Zac Brown Band on stadium shows. Tickets for all upcoming shows are now on sale here: http://nahko.com/tour-dates/
Over the last 5 years, Nahko And Medicine For The People have continued to gather dedicated members of their growing global Medicine Tribe of fans as they spread their powerful musical message. They incorporate a variety of sounds that artfully merge rustic acoustic guitars, upbeat energy, tribal flavor, and fiery percussion with ponderous lyrics. Their album HOKA debuted at #10 on Billboard’s Rock Albums Chart and #6 on the Alternative Albums Chart.
Nahko’s solo album, My Name is Bear, premiered at #1 on iTunes and debuted on a number of Billboard charts including Independent Albums (#11), Tastemakers (#14), Emerging Artists (#19), and Top Album Sales (#43). The album release was followed by a headline tour that boasted multiple sold-out dates stateside and a nearly sold-out tour in Europe and the UK. My Name is Bear is a 16-track collection that reflects the soul, authenticity, and spirit that Nahko’s fans have come to know. As he puts it, the album serves as a “prequel,” that artfully merges rustic acoustic guitars, upbeat energy, tribal flavors, and fiery percussion with ponderous lyrics. At the end of the day, My Name is Bear sets the stage for a whole lot more from Nahko.
Nahko is represented by Activist Artists Management and PFA Entertainment Media & Marketing.