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Watch Marika Hackman's new video for "Drown"

24 November 2014, 17:24 | Written by Laurence Day

Marika Hackman is airing her new visuals for forthcoming single "Drown", taken from her soon-to-be-released debut LP, We Slept At Last.

Speaking about the clip, Hackman says:

"The song itself deals with the idea of suffocating on the power of human emotion and finding it painful yet strangely euphoric in a masochistic way. With my music not a lot of people pick up the underlying violence within the lyrics so I wanted to create a video that would indulge in the dark but beautiful intensity of these words. Working with the directors, Brian and Karl, we drew inspiration from the works of American video artist Bill Viola and the way he contrasts human subjects with the black voids he places them in, to create an erie beauty and serenity which simultaneously belies the violence of what is actually happening.

Oh to drown in your mind I would, I know I would. To suffocate in your smoke I’d choke on you if I could. Maybe I will.

Marika Hackman"

Watch below.

We Slept At Last is out 16 February; "Drown" will be released as a single 8 December. Both will be released on Dirty Hit.

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