Jacklen Ro is the indie songwriting duo of Jackie Giroux and Caelen Perkins, which have been on a best friend’s journey from being a bedroom pop duo to now, most recently in 2021, releasing three singles and an EP on Lolipop Records. TFN is happy today to share the announcement of their debut LP, Sunshine I’m Counting On You, that is due out on November 16th via Lolipop Records along with the premiere of the video for the title track from the new album!
“Sunshine I’m Counting On You” is a catchy new tune with a perfect video for Halloween. The track showcases Jacklen Ro’s harmonies matched with a solid indie pop guitar structure. The band has the energy and lightheartedness of The Moldy Peaches with the sound of early Tegan and Sara.
Said the duo on their newest track and its visual:
“The song is all about trusting in the good and that it will come in dark times. Knowing you have someone who will consistently be there for you and make your day a little brighter at the end of the darkness. It’s a love song, but it’s also about getting yourself get through the bad and still looking forward to something through it all.
“Making the video about trying to survive vampires came from the line ‘sunshine I’m counting on you,’ as in the sun will kill the vampires. We did it completely DIY with our bassist Lauren directing and producing it, and our drummer edited it. We had friends helping every step of the process, and shoutout to them. We couldn’t have done it without you! We’re just love bugs trying to spread it all around.”