Video Premiere: Bonfire Nights – ‘Heart’s To Blame’
Following the release of their thunderous debut album, ‘Entopica Phenomica’, London-based psych-rock quartet Bonfire Nights have announced an epic fourteen date March tour. To coincide with their Europe-wide adventure, they’ve shared the brand new video for ‘Heart’s To Blame’. Founders Steve Foster and Ruth Nitkiewicz travelled to the secluded Outer Hebrides in Scotland in order to write material for their next record, finding a productive clarity being away from a January in the city. It was in this isolated and natural environment that they filmed the new video.
“It was shot on a beach on the Isle of Benbecula” Ruth tells us, “The weather is absolutely wild up here – our first few days were spent sheltering indoors from the storms and gale force winds. When there was a break in the weather, we ventured out to a nearby beach. There wasn’t another soul to be seen for miles. We set up our camera and just started shooting, with only a few loose ideas to guide us.
I climbed on the rocks and danced on the sand, letting the wind whip around me. There is an unseen force here, something that allowed us to harness the melancholy of the song.”
This deserted setting casts the perfect backdrop to the moody, enchanting rhythm of the track as frontman Foster channels the spirit of Ian Curtis at his best. Filmed themselves, ‘Heart’s To Blame’ is a hypnotic and romantic look at Bonfire Nights doing what they do best, producing layered psychedelia with anthemic duel vocals that will stay with you for days.
‘Entopica Phenomica’ is out now via Holy Beatnik Records