Single Mothers drop new combo video

Single Mothers have released their combo video for the "Patricide" and "Feel Shame."

SINGLE MOTHERS have launched a new video today which is a combo video for 2 songs, “Patricide” and “Feel Shame”. The video follows the band’s first UK/EU headline run, and comes to us prior to their performance at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival this weekend. Of the video, director Sean McLeod says “The video for “Patricide / Feel Shame” follows a particularly devious cult leader as he guides his flock through their final sacrament. Furthermore, it explores the idea of feeling lost or directionless, and how the need for belonging and validation can lead to potentially dangerous groupthink. I have always been fascinated by cults; specifically how cult leaders can create a power dynamic so one-sided they can lead people to their own deaths, willingly. Conceptually, the video explores the abuse of trust and power that are emblematic of different leaders associated with various institutions. In “Patricide / Feel Shame”, “Patricide” represents the cult leader’s outsider views – which he presents to his flock – while “Feel Shame” represents his inner thoughts, serving as the mantra that powers his ruthlessness.”

SINGLE MOTHERS debut album Negative Qualities was released last year by Hot Charity/XL Recordings. The album is an explosive mix of raw energy, high-end punk and intellectual rendering of small town frustration.


May 29 – Le Guingois, Montlucon, France
May 30 – Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
May 31 – Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
July 13 – Festival d’été de Québec (Imperial Bell), Quebec City QC
July 15 – Detour Music Hall, St.Catharines, ONT
July 17 – Call The Office, London, ONT
July 17-19 – Pitchfork Music Festival (Union Park), Chicago, IL
Aug 22 – Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
Aug 28 – Leeds Festival, UK
Aug 30 – Reading Festival, UK

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