In honor of the tenth anniversary of their pivotal song “Lower Still,” My Epic has released a re-imagined version with spoken word artist Levi the Poet.
Originally, My Epic planned to mark the decade since the album Yet released with an anniversary tour. When the pandemic made that impossible, this rerecording emerged as a way to still mark the milestone. You can listen to it below.
“We had some exciting plans in 2020 to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of our album Yet most of which unfortunately never came to fruition,” My Epic posted. “On the bright side, we did manage to collaborate with our cherished friend Levi the Poet and create a video which aims to commemorate not only the song and the album but the entire history of the band. Thanks for all the love and support over all these years.”
“Not many people know this, but my first ever published piece of work was a My Epic I Am Undone album review for HM Magazine,” Levi The Poet said on Facebook. “Since then, I’ve listened to, become friends, toured and now collaborated with some of the best dudes I’ve ever met. They are kind and genuine and light and loving people, and they’ve been a gift in my life.”
The resulting remix adds urgency and weight to a song that was already a potent retelling of the incarnation of Christ. My Epic and Levi the Poet masterfully strike the balance between honoring the original while still adding a few fresh twists. The resulting version of “Lower Still” is likely to be an exciting moment of nostalgia for longtime My Epic listeners, and perhaps serve as an introduction to those who have connected to the Facedown Records band later in their career.