Video Premiere: Smile Now Cry Later- Bubbles and Whoop/Just Wanna

My new double song single has a music video now!! Hooray!!! My new video/s premiered this morning on the very awesome music blog, Owl and Bear. You can see the radical review on their site HERE. I am so very proud and excited to finally be able to share this video with all my friends/fans. I worked and worked and now, here it finally is. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed making it.


New Video Sneak Peeks!

If you follow my feeds on facebook and twitter, you will already have read about my double song music video premiering this week. In fact, it is out tomorrow! HOOOOOOOORAAAAYYYYYY! I am so excited and proud. I have been working on this video for some time now and am finally going to be able to share it with all my friends/fans. I am a one-woman style of art making machine. The video is directed, shot, styled (everything from sets to hair and clothing), starred and edited (although really, my boytoy Rafter Roberts was my co-editer, Thanks, sweetie:) the double song music video. The first song is the short intro, Bubbles and Whoop, that opens up the song, Just Wanna. I am already sketching out my next music video, but I wanted to take a little time and enjoy and excitement of actually finishing this one.

Tomorrow the video/s will be premiered on the very radical music blog, Owl and Bear!

Can’t wait!


Radical Whistle Times

I swear, every time I play at the Whistle Stop in San Diego, CA, it is more fun than the last. It is by far my favorite place to play. The drinks where flowing and the tunes were rollin’. Lion Cut always kills it with their cat-tacular song jams and it was so fun to work up a set with Rafter and play drums for him. We only started practicing two days before the show for his set, which was a little bit on the tight side, but we pulled through and it sounded better than I could have hoped for. I was feeling some good vibes from the crowd that night and had tons of fun performing and dancing and singing and completely losing my voice. I love the exhaustion and exhilaration that playing for a dancing crowd brings.

I’ve also spent the weekend putting the finishing touches on my new music video/s. So very exciting! Photo stills from that to come:)


P.S. You can also follow me on instagram, at Smilenowcrylater.

San Diego Music Thing x SNCL

Playing tonight with all the homies, Rafter and Lion Cut. It is gonna be super hot and super sweaty at the Whistle Stop, San Diego, CA tonight! Don’t forget to get there early and start your drinking early, show at 9pm.
Also, new double music video for Bubbles and Whoop and Just Wanna coming out next week!

See you tonight!


Smile now cry later x Big Freedia x Hot Tub

Had a magical booty dancing show with the Queen of Bounce, Big Freedia, last week and I’m off to bounce to more Louisiana booty style hip-hop tonight. This time I won’t be performing though, just enjoying the show.

Hot Tub and Big Freedia were superb and crazy ridiculous fun. Can’t wait to catch up with all those ladies again. I was honored to autograph one of my cd’s for Big freedia and to perform with such booty shaking fun acts. If you were not there, you totally missed out. ;)






SNCL with Big Freedia making booties bounce

I’ve been in a editing haze and enjoying some much needed art time. I did, however, recently play in Visalia, CA with my favorite man, Rafter. It was a fun one show tour, but now it is time for more shows. I will be performing with Hot Tub (Oakland) and Big Freedia (New Orleans). I have seen Big Freedia perform once before and it was a crazy, hot, sweaty time with lots of booty shaking. It’s exciting to get to share the stage with Big Freedia tomorrow night at the Casbah in San Diego, CA. The show is going to be epic and super dance time. Make it out and shake your butt so hard it explodes!!!

Check out the crazy awesomenes that Big Freedia, the Queen of Bounce, will be bringing to San Diego.

Smile Now Cry Later Debut Release!

Stream, buy enjoy!

The eponymous debut CD release for Smile Now Cry Later is out TODAY all internet retailers (Itunes, Amazon etc)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-Digital and physical album can also be purchased on the Smile Now Cry Later Bandcamp page! Stream, buy enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2 years in the making and my album is finally here and out in the world. I feel incredibly proud and accomplished. A few years ago, creating this album was only just a fantasy and a number on my life-list (#1 to be exact), and now I can officially cross it off my list and reap the rewards of a job well done.
I am giving myself a pat on the back and off to enjoy a glorious beach day in my favorite state and city, San Diego, California. I will bask in the sun and water with a sense of calm and relief now after the overwhelming hard work and beyond huge task has been finalized. I always hoped that I would start my own one-woman band and make an album that was all mine. It feels impossible to fathom that it is actually here. I actually did it.

Thank you infinity to the beautiful and amazing, Rafter Roberts. With you, my dreams became reality.

Tons of love and hugs,

Smile Now Cry Later – Lizeth Santos

SNCL album art and Pre-order

The cd release day is quickly approaching and the release party at the Whistle Stop is even closer. Today the album is available for pre-order via my bandcamp page!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pre-order, album art and Just Wanna music video on its way too. Stay tuned:)








Smile Now Cry Later Record Release!!!

SNCL record release party JUNE 29

The day has finally arrived and I can say to all of you that have been asking, my record comes out JULY 3RD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The record release dance party will be on Friday, June 29th in my hometown of San Diego, California at one of my favorite bars, Whistle Stop bar in the South Park neighborhood. The celebration will get started by the dynamic duo, Lion Cut. They will be doing a special DJ set to start off and end the night with classic freestyle 80’s jams. Rafter will be performing a special dance party set as well. It is gonna be an epic night and one you’ll surely not want to miss.

So much more in SNCL news to come! I have a few tricks up my sleeve and can’t wait to show them to you all!