Now we have all the time been a fan of singer-songwriter Thea Gilmore round these components so we’re comfortable to share with you her model new single, the commanding ‘Nice Normal Woman’ which ought to have you ever quaking in your boots. Taken from her forthcoming self-titled album, ‘Thea Gilmore’, the observe is accompanied by the impressed stop-motion video created by Thea herself. =
Thea has stated of ‘Nice Normal Woman’, “The tune was impressed by a quote from Bette Davis in All About Eve (‘write me one a few good regular girl who simply shoots her husband’ ) and I wished to make the video as actual and crunchy as attainable to mirror the thought within the observe that the wonderful, generally darkish, typically hilarious on a regular basis will get missed so typically in our everlasting drive for the insta-perfection. So I sat on the top of my mattress and took virtually 800 nonetheless pictures of me in varied states of real dishevelment and lower all of them collectively to make the video.”
The brand new album was fully written, performed and produced by Thea herself and marks a brand new starting for the artist. She explains: “On my final album I modified my identify to Afterlight and drew a line underneath the whole lot I’d executed as much as that time. To not invalidate it, however to place an finish to the ‘earlier than’. It was a really inward-looking file that was rooted within the darkness of the whole lot that occurred to me as much as 2019, whereas this album has its head up and is eyeing the world as a problem. It’s a logical ahead movement – the emergence from the shadows of Afterlight into the relative lightness of Thea Gilmore – in a renewal of my vows to music; my past love. In a bizarre approach it looks like a debut of kinds so it made sense to make it eponymous.”
Gilmore will play London’s Union Chapel on twelfth October after which an 11-date tour across the UK in early 2024. Full dates right here.