Nation of Language Launch Video for New Single ‘Sole Obsession’


Nation of Language have launched a brand new tune referred to as ‘Sole Obsession’. The observe arrives with an accompanying video directed by John MacKay and shot in 16mm round Queens and Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park. Test it out under.

The band’s Ian Devaney and Aidan Noell mentioned in an announcement in regards to the single: “In easiest phrases, ‘Sole Obsession’ is one about realizing when, or if, to present in or surrender. Significantly, when to untie the knots we tie ourselves into when an infatuation units in. So many people have skilled an addictive feeling that constricts us additional and additional till, hopefully, there’s a second of readability that enables one to free themself from that exact compulsion. The title of our subsequent album, Unusual Disciple, is a lyric from ‘Sole Obsession’ which references a personality of such a nature; one who finds themself an adherent to a topic that’s in all probability not well worth the devotion.”

They added: “We selected to symbolize this with an nameless robed determine that lives inside all of us, ready for us to don the cloak and take up our position, and we labored with John Mackay to deliver the Disciple to life within the music video. Taking cinematic inspiration from Maya Deren’s Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) in addition to Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal (1958), the Disciple is depicted as one among us, and we in flip are depicted because the Disciple.”

‘Sole Obsession’ follows Nation of Language’s 2022 single ‘From the Hill’. Again in December, they shared a remix of ‘Throughout That Fantastic Line’ by Sizzling Chip’s Joe Goddard. Their newest album, A Means Ahead, got here out in 2021.

Take a look at our inspirations interview with Nation of Language.


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