“In the midst of wrestling with and writing about an often dark and chaotic world, we spent a moment in the sweetness and simplicity of childhood nostalgia. Felt like we could use it.”
The Rigs showcase their softer side in their video for “When We Were Young” with a beautiful look back at the simplicity of youth. Featuring sweet footage of two children growing up, the video is the perfect backdrop to a track that reflects on the desire to love the way we do when we’re young. From sharing birthday celebrations with family to experiencing first steps, it’s an all-encompassing reminder to enjoy the small moments. Paired with the atmospheric and thought-provoking music, it’s a touching representation of being young and experiencing life and love, for the first time.
Born out of the desire to create, TJ Stafford and Caitlin Parrott began collaborating in 2014. Both prolific songwriters on their own, their unique synth-pop meets gritty alternative rock sound immediately began gaining attention. Their tracks have been featured on major television shows like HBO’s True Blood, AMC’s The Walking Dead, NBC’s Parenthood, FreeForms Pretty Little Liars and many more. The mix of emotive vocals, harrowing melodies and unexpected instrumentation create music that has captivated audiences and critics alike.