It starts, or rather ends, with a powerful image of a bloodied and shirtless man at the wheel of a car, when director Tim Mattia then throws it in reverse to show the heartbreaking string of events that lead to that awful conclusion.
Dawn Shadforth and HURTS reunite for this very special collaboration. From Hunger Magazine, "The artful visual for “Lights” depicts a surreal late night scenario, the dark atmosphere and twisted nature of the protagonists lifted by dreamlike dance routines – a first for the band’s lead singer. It’s a mesmerising string to their bow in the lead up to the highly-anticipated third album."
Ain't no house party like a weird retro cult house party. Just be aware that there might not be a way to escape, and you might you might also decide that there's someone there worth sticking around for.
The California desert has long held a magnetic attraction to artists (and directors) from the land of Royal Babies - so the even more moody and striking Salton Sea was perfect for director Frank Borin and the Manchester group, Hurts.