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Marissa nadler 2021 couldnt have done the killing

Marissa Nadler previews new album with third outing "Couldn't Have Done The Killing"

07 October 2021, 15:07 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Marissa Nadler has released a third single from her upcoming album The Path of the Clouds titled "Couldn't Have Done The Killing".

"Couldn't Have Done The Killing" follows earlier singles "If I Could Breathe Underwater" and "Bessie, Did You Make It?", and is teamed with a video directed by Tyler Derryberry and Christen Dute that pays homage to Unsolved Mysteries and In Search of....

Derryberry and Dute said, "When Marissa came to us to make a video for a song on her new album, we were already aware of the album’s themes and her inspirations. While she was writing and recording the album sequestered at home during the pandemic, we stayed in touch, sharing our media diet of true crime and the paranormal."

The Path of the Clouds will be Nadler's first album since 2018's For My Crimes, and is produced by Nadler.

Nadler wrote the songs during the global pandemic, and many of the tracks were composed on piano (which she learned to play during lockdown) as opposed to guitar.

As well as featuring contributions from Mary Lattimore, The Path of the Clouds features Simon Raymonde (Cocteau Twins, Lost Horizons), Milky Burgess, Jesse Chandler (Nadler’s piano teacher and member of Mercury Rev and Midlake), Emma Ruth Rundle and Black Mountain’s Amber Webber.

"Couldn't Have Done The Killing" is out now. Marissa Nadler's The Path of the Clouds album will land 29 October via Bella Union / Sacred Bones, and is available to pre-order now.
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