lights is one bad mama

how a rockstar does motherhood

photos by isaac pritzker

We sat down pre-show with rising Canadian electropop star Lights to talk songwriting, black pants, social consciousness and her baby girl, Rocket Wild, who was in the green room sleeping through the opening band’s soundcheck with the aid of some painfully adorable noise-canceling headphones.

Lights is currently touring to support her new record Little Machines, released last month, a seriously rocking departure from her previous work. In a faux-fur-trimmed parka and brown leather lace-up winter boots, Lights gleefully shared the details of all the newness in her life. 

Read on to hear more about Lights, motherhood, and being a comic book character...

All photos by Isaac Pritzker