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Watch: C Duncan - “Other Side” Video

The Midnight Sun Out Now via FatCat

Dec 13, 2016
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Scotland's C Duncan (aka Chris Duncan) released his acclaimed debut album, Architect, last year via FatCat. It was nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize and was a gorgeous collection with shades of Fleet Foxes and Grizzly Bear in its multi-layered harmonies. Back in October he released his Twilight Zone-inspired sophomore album, The Midnight Sun, also via FatCat. Now he has shared a video for that album's "Other Side." Helen Plumb directed the clip, which features artist Rondi Park as she makes a costume of sorts. Watch it below, followed by Duncan's upcoming U.K. tour dates, including some opening for Elbow.

Plumb had this to say about the song in a press release: "'Other Side' is about taking yourself elsewhere to escape your troubles. I wanted the video to reflect that in a metaphorical rather than physical sense. Rondi Park, a Brighton based artist, often uses costume to embody an idea. I wanted her character in the video to experience escapism from the mundane reality she is familiar with by transforming herself into weird and wonderful entities."

Duncan had this to say about the song: "Perhaps the most poppy track on the album, this song is lyrically reminiscent of the first album. It is about leaving troubles and woes behind and escaping to somewhere far away. By this point I had toured many different countries and wanted to experience life outside of Glasgow." 

Read C Duncan's article for us on his favorite Twilight Zone episodes.

Read our interview with C Duncan on Architect.

 

C Duncan Tour Dates:

Headline Dates:

Monday 23rd January - Inverness, Eden Court Theatre
Tuesday 24th January - Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete's
Thursday 26th January - Glasgow, Saint Luke's (Celtic Connections)
Friday 27th January - Newcastle, The Cluny
Saturday 28th January - Liverpool, 02 Academy 2
Sunday 29th January - Oxford, The Bullingdon
Tuesday 31st January - Brighton, Komedia
Wednesday 1st February - Bristol, Thekla
Thursday 2nd February - Norwich, Norwich Arts Club
Friday 3rd February - Leeds, The Wardrobe
Saturday 4th February - Nottingham, Bodega Social Club

Elbow Support Shows:

Wednesday 1st March - 02 Academy Birmingham
Thursday 2nd March - 02 Academy Birmingham
Saturday 4th - London Eventim Apollo
Sunday 5th March - London Eventim Apollo
Monday 6th March - London Eventim Apollo
Wednesday 8th March - Bournemouth, BIC
Thursday 9th March - Plymouth Pavilions
Friday 10th March - Newport Centre
Sunday 12th March - Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Monday 13th March - Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Tuesday 14th March - Bridlington Spa
Wednesday 15th March - Doncaster, Dome
Thursday 16th March - Leicester, De Montfort Hall
Saturday 18th March - 02 Manchester Apollo
Sunday 19th March - 02 Manchester Apollo
Monday 20th March - 02 Manchester Apollo
Tuesday 21st March - 02 Manchester Apollo



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