Sister Hazel Capture ‘Slow Lightning’ in an (Acoustic) Bottle

Alternative-rock favorites Sister Hazel have removed the electricity — but not the power — from their track “Slow Lightning,” premiering a new acoustic video exclusively on Sounds Like Nashville today (9/10).

Filmed backstage at the legendary Grand Ole Opry, the clip finds the Platinum hit makers famous for 1997’s “All for You” getting back to the barefoot basics of their rootsy sound. Part of their just-released EP, Earth, the passionate track builds like thundercloud in the distance before finally opening up, letting loose as a fitting tribute to stormy, but oh-so-satisfying romance.

The band’s bassist Jett Beres wrote “Slow Lightning” with Andrew Copeland and Grammy-nominee Barry Dean, and says the trio were going for a very specific thematic temperature … cool.

“We love taking strong imagery and tying it in to telling a story,” Beres explains. “‘Our love is like Slow Lightning / Never gonna fade away,’ felt like an old James Dean movie, so we wrote the song that way — with some swagger!”

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Sister Hazel’s Earth EP came out earlier this week and completed a four-part concept compilation titled Elements. It followed up their Billboard Top Five EP’s, Water, Wind, and Fire, and featured co-writes with Darius Rucker, Dean, Randy Montana and more.

The group will return to the Opry stage September 28, and have also shared plans for their second-annual weekend of concerts and fan events, The Holiday Hang, set for December 13-15 in Chicago.

Sister Hazel’s Earth Track List:

“Raising A Rookie” (Andrew Copeland, Darius Rucker, Barry Dean)“I Don’t Do Well Alone” (Ken Block, Jerry Flowers)“Slow Lighting” (Andrew Copeland, Jett Beres, Barry Dean)“Memphis Rain” (Andrew Copeland, Jett Beres, Billy Montana)“Good For You” (Andrew Copeland, Billy Montana)“Follow The River” (Billy Montana, Randy Montana, Andrew Copeland, Jett Beres)Elements IV “Remember Me” (Ken Block)

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