London based trio Birthmarks fuse elements of electronica, trip-hop and rock with their introspective songwriting, and now bring you their brand new track ‘Charcoal’ with an accompanying music video.
The song will be featured on forthcoming debut album ‘…And Then The Rain Stopped’ due out October 18th.
“Charcoal is an introspective look on dealing with the act of separation,” said singer/guitarist Daniel Cross. “It’s the realization that some situations are beyond repair and the growth involved to move on is painful for both sides but necessary. It’s about how any action that you take at that time can feel like you’re hurting the other person and the guilt that follows given that they’ve been the centre of your world for such a long time. It’s about the facts you wish were fiction.”
You can check out the video here:
“For the video, we wanted to look at change and specifically 2016,” continues Daniel. “I think that it’s fair to say that 2016 was such a strange year for pop culture as a whole given the number of public figures who passed away. It was relentless but created a strange atmosphere of empathy and collective mourning. With the video for Charcoal, we wanted to pay homage to the life of an entity and celebrate how we can connect through pop culture, whether that be through our collective loss or celebrating the powerful impact that they had…”