Cicadastone have released the music video for their latest single, Dying in Sunshine, out now through Golden Robot Records.
Shot while in lockdown with items around frontman, Mat Robins, home, he explains the concept behind the clip.
"It was hard to tell the story I wanted to as we couldn't go anywhere, so I chose to leave it open to interpretation. The message is in the lyrics anyway. It was a challenging, but fun, video to make," he says. "It's amazing what you can do with a light rope, some home ornaments and a little creativity, though!"
The small clock that features in the video can actually be heard on the opening and closing tracks of the yet to be released full album, Cold Chamber.
ABOUT THE SINGLE
With unique instrumentation and biting vocal intensity characterising this latest offering from Cicadastone, it's a track described by Robins, as "a song about false standards and the pressure that modern society depicts", particularly when it comes to social media.
"It's pain from within disguised to look fine, just to be socially accepted. Dying in Sunshine is all around us, just take a closer look," says Robins.
Melbourne-based four piece Cicadastone deliver music that packs a punch. With an old school 90's influences and a slick modern edge, Cicadastone have found their own space in the grunge rock genre. Formed in 2013 by founding members and brothers Mat and Mark Robins, they have spent the last few years honing their sound and live show, as well as constantly writing and releasing quality music.
In 2016 Cicadastone released their debut album Chance Collide. A bold statement and an impressive first release. Songs like Drown My Hopes, Forgotten Fears, Oh Satellite and Headlights On showcased Cicadastone's song writing maturity and diversity. Sonically the album holds its own on an international level.
2019 saw Cicadastone sign with Golden Robot Records to release their highly anticipated second album titled Cold Chamber. It's an album that continues to push the grunge rock boundaries and a natural progression forward for the band. They've developed their own unique sound while staying truly authentic to the genre, a difficult task in a time when it's all been done before.
Cold Chamber is currently slated for release in late 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic crisis.
Watch Dying In Sunshine here: