Canadian rock trio We Are The City have launched a video for their latest single 'King David', which is set to feature on their forthcoming major label debut 'Violent', out on April 27th 2015 through Sinnbus.
The video is a fairly simple concept, featuring the frontman singing away as a brown coloured liquid spills down his face, causing him apparently great discomfort. It's later revealed he's topless, giving way to the religious lyrical themes in the song. Starting out with forcedly delicate vocals, 'King David' plods along with a low synth buzz and gently picked guitar. There's a definite sense of calm melancholy before the tone changes into a crescendo of much heavier drums, harsher vocals and louder guitar.
We Are The City; who are singer and keyboardist Cayne McKenzie, drummer Andrew Huculiak and guitarist David Menzel from Kelowna, British Columbia; follow their 2009 first release 'In a Quiet World' with 'Violent', and while they've had a name (and line-up) change since, it sees the return of producer Tom Dobrzanski (Said the Whale, Hey Ocean!, Shad) from fellow Canadians The Zolas - as well as Menzel himself who took a break from the group in their early years before returning for this project.
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