Editors' Notes Perhaps thanks to his upbringing on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, Ziggy Alberts’ music is imbued with the laidback, rootsy acoustic charm of fellow surfing enthusiast Jack Johnson’s. He addresses a failed romance on “Love Me Now” (“My voice is getting tired/And I’m sick of arguing with you”), but Laps Around the Sun also explores life after heartache. A fictional girl called Koda is a central character throughout—a device Alberts uses to explore the qualities he wants in a relationship with a partner and with himself—most literally in closer “Yu (A Song for Koda)”. “She’s not a girl on a pedestal/She’s a girl you sit next to,” he sings in the gorgeous finale.

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Love Me Now
1
4:03
 
On Hold
2
3:09
 
Laps Around the Sun
3
3:26
 
Best Friend
4
3:37
 
3 Degrees South
5
3:14
 
Bright Lights
6
3:37
 
Stronger
7
3:11
 
Worn Out
8
3:49
 
Heaven
9
2:40
 
Yu (A Song For Koda)
10
3:24
 

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