Alex Kautz has delivered a high quality, skillfully arranged, and ready to launch single: “Don’t turn out the Lights.” This stealth alternative tune envelopes your body with its dark yet cool underworld beats. Alex’s voice and the tracks instrumentals will have you oscillating your head through the hot and heavy aura “Don’t turn out the lights” exudes. With lyrics like: “If you kill the lights, then you kill my soul”, “the shadows playing tricks on me, is it you that I see?” and “never thought you’d hit the switch on me”, this song tells a vivid story of the darkness that descends after the walls close in on a relationship.
Alex Kautz is 24-year-old musician based in Dallas, TX. Kautz has recently been writing and recording original music with producer Christopher Lynn Shelton. Shelton also produced Kautz’s single “The Scientist” (Coldplay Cover) feat. Clovet Mae which earned over 50,000 views just days after its release! “Don’t turn out the lights” is now streaming on all music platforms.
Listen to Alex Kautz' new song, "Don't turn out the Lights" here. Get to know Alex below in our exclusive interview!
Hi Alex, congratulations on your latest single “don’t turn out the lights”. Can you start off by telling us a bit about yourself?
Thank you so much! Of course... my name is Alex Kautz & I'm a 24 year old musician from Dallas, TX. I'm currently recording my FIRST studio album.
What is the meaning behind “don’t turn out the lights”?
Don't Turn out the Lights was written about a breakup. The lyrics 'break down the boxes, no this ain't no time for talking, let's make love on the bubble wrap...' are dramatized, of course, but that's really what I wanted to happen during those moments. I'm proud of this song because it shows I'm capable of spinning negatives into positives.
What are you hoping your fans gain from listening to your music?
I hope my fans are inspired by my music. If you believe in yourself and work hard...the sky is your limit.
Where do you draw your inspiration from when writing your music?
Many places, but mostly from personal experience. My music is my truth. I'm a huge fan of pop music and am constantly inspired by superstars like Lady Gaga, Amy Winehouse, and lately i've been loving Troye Sivan!
What are you looking forward to this year in regards to your musical career?
I'm fortunate to be working with the amazing Christopher Lynn Shelton - who produces, directs, and brings my music to life. None of this would be possible without him! I'm looking forward to releasing more music, videos, and I LOVE performing live... so I'm very excited about that.
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