If you’re a Lucero fan, then you know who Ben Nichols is. If you’re not, then you should get familiar with them because they’re a great band.
The Last Pale Light In The West is an EP by Ben Nichols that was inspired by the Cormac McCarthy novel Blood Meridian. If you’re familiar with the novel you will know it heavily influence this album just by reading the track list. And if you listen to the album you will hear paraphrases from the novel in the lyrics.