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WATCH: New Marissa Nadler Video
Christian Eede , March 23rd, 2016 17:11

Marissa Nadler shares self-directed video for new track; watch it below

With her new album Strangers set for release on Bella Union in May, Marissa Nadler has shared a video for 'All the Colors of the Dark’, a track taken from the album. You can watch the video above

The black-and-white video is shot, directed and animated by Nadler herself. “With ‘All the Colors of the Dark’ I wanted to marry my love for the moving image with the song in a compelling visual that pulsated with the same rhythm,” says Nadler. “I’ve been inspired by the beautiful phantasmagoric worlds created by Svankmejer and Francesca Woodman, The Brothers Quay, amongst others. In the video, everyday objects move on their own, representing a lingering presence in my life.

"In both the song and video that shadowing presence could be interpreted as a memory or as a true apparition, and I'll leave it up to interpretation. Little by little, throughout the course of the song and video, the leaves and vines are pushed back into the drawers as time slowly creeps by.

"I rearrange the photos on the wall that have inexplicably moved, and shut the windows and blinds that keep opening by themselves. With each spin of the trees, seasons pass, and I pace around the house. With the death of the figure at the end of the video, that presence is vaporized.”

Strangers is out on May 20 and Nadler will tour the UK throughout late May taking in dates in Brighton, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds and various other UK and Irish cities.