Kiley Lotz, who records under the moniker Petal, will be releasing a new album called Magic Gone on June 15th through Run For Cover, and today she releases 'Tightrope', the song that sits at the crux of the new album.

"'Tightrope' serves as the thesis of the duality of the record," says Lotz. "Tightrope Walker/Miracle Clinger are the two worlds I was living in: becoming very skilled at a dangerous performance, which has great consequences if you fail and also clinging onto the idea that there is hope in all this pain and maybe there will be some great resolution beyond my control."

In fact this dichotomy is so clear on Magic Gone that she has named the two sides of the record 'Tightrope Walker' (Side A) and 'Miracle Clinger' (Side B). She sums up these divergent mindsets on 'Tightrope' with the perfectly simple statement: "The truth is just a piece of coal dressed as gold." This is the chorus of a song that has the heft of a deep emotional turning point, built on broad guitar chords and Lotz's passionate vocals. The steady build and eventual catharsis and downfall from the line "I felt an ancient scream come out of my mouth," is reminiscent of Torres in its dogged determination. 'Tightrope' might be dealing with a tough state of mind, but Petal comes out of the other end of it stronger and more whole than ever.

Magic Gone comes out on June 15th, and Petal will be heading to the UK in November to play these dates:

November 6 - Brighton, UK - Hope & Ruin
November 7 - London, UK - The Islington
November 9 - Bristol, UK - Crofters
November 11 - Birmingham, UK - Hare & Hounds
November 12 - Manchester, UK - Gullivers
November 13 - Leeds, UK - Oporto
November 14 - Glasgow, UK - Hug & Pint