Loma have released two more tracks from their Don’t Shy Away album - the title-track and "I Fix My Gaze".
The album title-track is accompanied by a visual directed and edited by the band's own Dan Duszynski. He says, "I knew I wanted a single shot with a gradual reveal to complement the slower enveloping mood of the song. The time-stopping effect draws me in without distracting from the music. I also love Jonathan and the dogs’ cameos."
"Fix My Gaze" arrives with a video directed and edited by vocalist Emily Cross, who says, "I wanted to convey the feeling of being free even within a walled-in space. Recognising that you’re trapped, in a way, but that there is still beauty and joy to be found."
Loma's Jonathan Meiburg says of both videos, "The video for "Don’t Shy Away" was pure serendipity. So many things happen in it - the dogs, the birds, the timing - that could never be replicated, even if we tried. And I love Emily’s vision for "I Fix My Gaze". Emily was a visual artist before she was a musician, and it comes through in everything she does."
Don't Shy Away will follow on from Loma's self-titled 2018 debut LP. The new album was produced and recorded by the band at Dandysounds in Dripping Strings, aside from "Homing", which features production from Brian Eno.
The album also features contributions from Emily Lee (piano, violin), Matt Schuessler (bass), and Flock of Dimes/Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner.