SONG OF THE DAY Palace – Head Above The Water


I’ve had my eye on Palace for a little while now and covered the release of their debut EP back in December, (which you can read here).

With their forthcoming EP, ‘Chase The Light’ coming out later this year, the London four-piece have just revealed a video for their latest single, ‘Head Above The Water’.  Due for release on September 7th, this track is as a perfect example of their rich and dreamy sound, one that makes Palace so distinctive.

Discussing the video director Oliver Hadlee Perch said:

“When you are swept up by a wave, you are caught underwater. Not knowing which way is up or down, left or right. This was sort of the starting point for this video. This idea of confusion. Concussion even. Dreams played a big part in this film. How many different scenes can sit side by side harmoniously. I wanted to try and create mini narratives which all lead the same way yet are completely removed from each other. Tied together. Across the video we want the audience to be hypnotized, drawn in yet not knowing why or how.”

Palace have lined up dates for their debut UK headline tour. The tour will kick off with a set at Norwich’s Sound and Visions Festival on October 8, before headline shows in Reading, Oxford, Birmingham, Nottingham, Bristol, Brighton, London, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow, winding up with an appearance at the Swn Festival in Cardiff on November 7.

Palace Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows:

Wed October 14 2015 – READING Oakford
Thu October 15 2015 – OXFORD Bullingdon
Fri October 16 2015 – BIRMINGHAM Rainbow Bar
Sat October 17 2015 – NOTTINGHAM Bodega Social
Tue October 20 2015 – BRISTOL Louisiana
Wed October 21 2015 – BRIGHTON Haunt
Thu October 22 2015 – LONDON Scala
Sat October 24 2015 – LEEDS Beacons Metro
Mon October 26 2015 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE THINK TANK at Digital
Tue October 27 2015 – MANCHESTER Soup Kitchen
Wed October 28 2015 – EDINBURGH Electric Circus
Thu October 29 2015 – GLASGOW King Tuts Wah Wah Hut

Tickets can be purchased from here

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