“This record is a responsibility,” drummer Patrick Ferguson says. “We made this record, and it ended up being better than we ever imagined it would be. So now we have to do something with it, you know? […] We’ve created an opportunity but also a huge responsibility for ourselves.”
Fall will see Easter Island sweeping up and down the East Coast before heading west to Texas and Louisiana. It will be hard work, as seasoned touring musician Ferguson already knows (“It’s gonna be difficult. Sleeping on floors. Sleeping on couches. Gambling and losing and sleeping in the house that smells like cat shit,” he chuckles.) But Ethan sees it as an opportunity to discern whether the acclaim they’ve received at home and in print will correlate with moving experiences for audiences who’ve never heard their music.