“God Bless the One I Love” By Night Lunch
Montreal Band Night Lunch makes music that is described as anachronistic atop arrangements rooted in early R&B, soul, AM gold and new wave. This week, the band introduce their new single “God Bless the One I Love”, the lead single for their forthcoming sophomore full-length, Fire in the Rose Garden, out October 20th, 2023 via Mothland (Yoo doo Right, Kristian North).
Fire in the Rose Garden is our most collaborative project to date. A fun and weird album that will make you dance and cry at the same time. It is designed to act as a refuge from the harsh realities of life, if only temporarily, and to surrender to the joyful act of listening to a good song. Some songs come from deep personal feelings, and some are purely fantasy/fiction.
– Night Lunch
I wanted to make it look like Marlee was in a heavenly world up in the mountains that slowly evolves into a storm. I built a little wilderness set with big cotton clouds, plastic flowers and real ones. I rotoscoped some animals, and mixed it with some altered found-footage from a weird relaxation VHS tape I found. It contains subliminal messages for couples to have better sex at home. For Luke, we went for the preacher vibe, which balances Marlee’s angelic mood. I used a big fan to create a windstorm, which rips the set to pieces as the band gently sways to the music. We shot all the footage at Théâtre Outremont.
– Phil Osborne (Osborne Oddities)
Fire In The Rose Garden
1. My Love Is a Rebel
2. I Think You Love Her More Than Me
3. Bad Romance
4. Roses in the Sun
6. Junkyard of Love
7. Flames of Love
8. God Bless the One I Love
9. Strange Behavior
Night Lunch 2023 Tour Dates
August 26th, 2023 – Toronto, ON @ East Room
September 2nd, 2023 – Rouyn-Noranda, QC @ FME
Pre-order Fire In The Rose Garden by Night Lunch HERE
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