MEADOWLARK

- VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘SUNLIGHT’ UNVEILED

- UK HEADLINE TOUR STARTS LATE SEPTEMBER

- NEW LONDON HEADLINE SHOW ANNOUNCED

 

Meadowlark have today shared a striking video for their new single ‘Sunlight’. The track is the latest to be lifted from the Bristol based boy-girl duo’s debut album ‘Postcards’ which is out now on AllPoints.

 

The ‘Sunlight’ video was directed by Meadowlark’s own Dan Broadley who alongside playing in the band has produced videos for the likes of Don Broco, Lower Than Atlantis, Mallory Knox, as well as the majority of Meadowlark’s catalogue.

 

Featuring two men in Y-fronts and Donald Trump masks making out, the video is provocative but rather than aimlessly smearing America or its president, the video is a satirical look at prejudice. Dan himself explains further:

 

“Sunlight is probably one of Meadowlark’s biggest sounding songs and with that I wanted to create a big visual statement for it. A lot of our conversations recently have been swaying towards political discussion and it’s hard not to bring up the USA during them. I have no idea why I thought up the idea I did, it just came to me, possibly because of my pent up frustration with all that’s going on over there. Once it was in my head I couldn’t think of anything else to go with the song (believe me, I tried).”

 

Watch the video for ‘Sunlight’ on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/jSc-fAi3s-Y

 

Meadowlark embark on a UK-wide headline tour later this month culminating in a homecoming show at Bristol’s iconic Louisiana venue on 13th October, and today  announce a London headline show at The Islington in December. Full upcoming listings as follows with tickets for all dates available from the band’s official site here.

 

MEADOWLARK UK TOUR DATES:

Fri 29 Sep – The Hope and Ruin, Brighton

Sat 30 Sep – Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham

Sun 1 Oct – The Wardrobe, Leeds

Wed 4 Oct – The Shed, Leicester

Fri 6 Oct – Record Factory, Glasgow

Sat 7 Oct – The Cluny 2, Newcastle

Sun 8 Oct – The Rocking Chair, Sheffield

Mon 9 Oct – Fibbers, York

Tue 10 Oct – The Moon, Cardiff

Wed 11 Oct – The Junction, Plymouth

Thu 12 Oct – Talking Heads, Southampton

Fri 13 Oct – Louisiana, Bristol

Fri 1 Dec – London, The Islington

Sat 2 Dec – Norwich, Owl Sanctuary

 

Since the release of ‘Postcards’ back in June, Meadowlark have had a busy summer of UK festivals and also teamed up with producer EMBRZ on his recent single ‘Heartlines’. Watch Meadowlark and EMBRZ perform an acoustic version of the track on YouTube here.

 

“A shimmering slice of indie pop” - Independent

“This is so lovely” - Lauren Laverne, BBC 6 Music

“Awash with shimmering seams of emotion and rich electronic tones” - The Line Of Best Fit 

“A careful, nuanced ballad with an eerie trippy-ness and a chilling beauty” - 405

“They are capable of writing clever songs, Kate can sing for sure… and their musicianship is unquestionable.” - Gigsoup

 

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