Melancholic indie artist Algernon Doll (the musical project of Ewan Grant) releases the video for his latest single 'Spiral Sounds' taken from his debut album 'Camomile' which is due out on November 26th 2012 through Newtown Products.
The video features someone walking with a handheld camera filming various bits of the world around him; trees, bridges, buildings, litter; to convey his feelings on how he sees the world differently to everyone else. The song is a characteristically lo fi and gloomy indie track with Algernon Doll's lingering vocals injecting a deep pain in the music alongside rather chaotically mixed electronic, guitar and drum sounds.
It's particularly symbolic given Grant's recent suffering from anxiety and bipolar disorder; and illness characterised by feeling a disturbing sense of chaos and disorder in the world and one's own mind. His poignant songwriting has earned him support slots with artists such as Franz Nicolay, Chris T-T, Esperi and Willis Earl Beal.
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