Nation Of Language have shared ‘Too Much, Enough’ – the newest single to be taken from their upcoming album ‘Strange Disciple’. Take a look at the star-studded music video beneath.
The only is the fourth monitor to be shared from their upcoming album, and sees the members spotlight the damaging penalties of changing into immersed within the limitless “angering, addictive and anxiety-inducing TV news cycles”.
It additionally sees the trio – comprised of Ian Devaney, Aidan Noell and Alex MacKay – satirise what they see as “outrageous” tv broadcasts, creating a video starring Emmy-nominated actor Jimmi Simpson (Westworld, It’s All the time Sunny In Philadelphia), in addition to fellow musicians Reggie Watts, Kevin Morby, Tomberlin, Moldy Peaches’ Adam Inexperienced, and LVL UP’s Greg Rutkin.
Varied members of the family and associates additionally star within the visible accompaniment, with the band enjoying their synth-driven uplifting melodies excessive. The video was directed by Robert Kolodny.
“‘Too Much, Enough’ is a song born out of an exhaustion with the 24-hour news cycle and the outrage bait it uses to get everyone permanently wound up,” the band state, reflecting on the inspiration behind the monitor.
“When it got here to creating a visible to go alongside the music, we didn’t need the music video to be its personal type of outrage bait so we went with a extra absurdist strategy, gathering some associates of ours, and of our unbelievable director Robert Kolodny, to make one thing enjoyable and outlandish to that impact.
“It’s a powerful thing to deny someone the ability to manipulate your most destructive emotions, and that’s something we want to celebrate here,” they continued.
The monitor is a part of the band’s forthcoming third LP, ‘Strange Disciple’ – following on from earlier singles ‘Sole Obsession’, ‘Weak In Your Light’ and ‘Stumbling Still’. Up to now, every of the tracks hone in on the overarching message that the band wished to convey within the album: drawing consideration to the unhealthy infatuations and obsessions that lie inside on a regular basis life.
“The overarching theme of ‘Strange Disciple’ is infatuation and how one’s reality can be warped by it,” the members defined. “We went a more romantic route… but News is one of those less interpersonal activities it feels like everyone takes part in, so we wanted to show our disciple is just as susceptible to it as any other figure.”
‘Strange Disciple’ is out on September 15 through PIAS, pre-order the album right here.
Later this 12 months, Nation of Language are set to embark on a collection of UK and European tour dates, together with a gig at HEAVEN in London.
The UK leg of the tour will kick off within the capital on September 17, earlier than making stops in Brighton, Bristol, Manchester and extra – finally ending with a ultimate present in Newcastle on October 7. Discover a listing of UK tour dates beneath and remaining tickets right here.
Nation Of Language’s UK tour dates are:
27 – London, HEAVEN
28 – Brighton, Concorde 2
29 – Bristol, Marble Manufacturing unit
30 – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
4 – Manchester, New Century
5 – Leeds, Stylus
6 – Sheffield, Foundry
7 – Newcastle, Boiler Store
Nation Of Language CREDIT: Sam Keeler
‘Strange Disciple’ would be the trio’s first full-length album since 2021’s ‘A Way Forward’. In a five-star evaluation of the venture, NME praised the band for creating an album that was “fuzzy and nostalgic, but also pure and inventive all at once”.
“This devotion to decades gone by, as well as a playful spirit, is evident throughout the record,” it learn.
“Take the understated disco bassline of ‘The Grey Commute’, which leaps forward into brighter ‘80s ground, or ‘Across That Fine Line’, a triumphant anthem that’s powered by a sense of urgency and vitality. It can’t have been an easy task bettering their debut offering, but Nation Of Language have here – and, in turn, they’ve delivered a true modern-day classic of the synth-pop genre.”