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Black Stone Cherry Unveil New Video for ‘In Our Dreams’

BLACK STONE CHERRY have unveiled their video for ‘In Our Dreams’, the first single taken from their forthcoming fifth studio album, ‘Kentucky’, which is set for a 1st April release via the Mascot Label Group.  Check out the clip here:

The video is set in a post-apocalyptic underwater world, ‘Hydros’, ruled by a nefarious leader.  While the band play, the tale unfolds of two sisters separated in this society by a class structure.  They’re eventually reunited when a revolt topples the system and they escape to a new life above water.

BLACK STONE CHERRY tell us, “We’re so proud of this video as visually it’s a direction we really haven’t taken before.  We wanted a powerful performance with a very unique narrative and we believe we’ve achieved it!  We hope y’all enjoy!”

Drummer John Fred Young elaborates, saying “We wanted the video for ‘In Our Dreams’ to bring the songs lyrics to life.  Director Kyle Cogan helped us to forge new ground, visually.  His unique sci-fi storyline of two sisters, tragically separated into two social classes in an oppressed underwater civilization run by an evil leader, accompanied the lyrics so well, and metaphorically, the story feels like it relates to current world circumstances.”

Director Kyle Cogan informs us, “From concept to completion, it was a total collaboration across many disciplines.  We worked with the band to create a striking narrative that would require a heavily stylized world.  It was great to see the vision come alive practically on set, and through visual effects in post production.”

BLACK STONE CHERRY‘s new album ‘Kentucky’, named after the band’s home state, is very much a ‘back to their roots’ affair, with the four-piece working with the same engineer in the same ‘local’ studio, Barrick Recording, where they crafted their eponymous debut, eight years ago. BSC frontman/guitarist, Chris Robertson comments “We are beyond excited to bring ‘Kentucky’ to you!  Since the release of our debut we have wanted to go back to the studio where it all began and it finally happened!  The original studio owner/engineer, all of the great equipment and BLACK STONE CHERRY have been reunited for what I feel has been the most unique album we’ve ever made.  We took it back to where it started and something magical happened!  These new songs are the heart and soul of who we were in 2006 and who we’ve become.  There is something very special about these songs and I cannot wait for y’all to feel them!”

You can pre-order your copy of ‘Kentucky’ now at iTunes http://smarturl.it/BSC-iTunes and get new album track, ‘The Way of The Future’ right away!  Check it out here: https://youtu.be/OFmIlJUYXeo.  Pre-orders for physical CDs and special vinyl packages are available over at http://smarturl.it/BSC-Kentucky.

BLACK STONE CHERRY fans can be among the first to hear some of the new songs live during the band’s headline slot on the UK’s inaugural ‘Carnival of Madness’ tour.  Tickets and early entry packages are available from www.carnivalofmadness.com. The band continue into Europe for additional headline shows through February.  The remaining dates rack up as follows:

FEB 4 – Wembley The SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom

FEB 5 – Leeds First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom 

FEB 6 – Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom 

FEB 8 – Trix, Antwerpen, Belgium 

FEB 9 – Cabaret Savage, Paris, France 

FEB 11 – Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

FEB 12 – Dortmund FZW, Dortmund, Germany 

FEB 13 – Volkshaus, Zurich, Switzerland 

FEB 15 – Live Club, Trezzo Sull’adda Mi, Italy 

FEB 16 – Ottakringer Brewery, Vienna, Austria 

FEB 17 – Posthof, Friesenegg, Austria 

FEB 19 – Essigfabrik, Köln, Germany 

FEB 20 – Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany 

FEB 21 – Gruenspan, Hamburg, Germany 

FEB 23 – Train, Aarhus, Denmark 

FEB 24 – John Dee, Oslo, Norway 

FEB 25 – Fryshuset, Stockholm, Sweden 

FEB 27 – Klubi Tampere, Tampere, Finland 

FEB 28 – The Circus, Helsinki, Finland

BLACK STONE CHERRY return to the UK this summer to headline Ramblin’ Man Fair on 24th July at Mote Park, Maidstone in Kent.  More info at www.ramblinmanfair.com/

For further info on BLACK STONE CHERRY point your mouse at www.blackstonecherry.com or www.facebook.com/blackstonecherry.

About Louise Swift

I first went to a gig in 1981, Gillan at Leeds University. I've been a regular gig goer ever since. I haven't kept count of how many gigs I've been to over the intervening years, but it's a lot! My favourite bands are AC/DC then, in no particular order, Anti-Nowhere League, Slaughter and the Dogs, Towers of London and Dirt Box Disco. I tend to like Glam/Punk and rude offensive lyrics, not sure what that says about me but as Animal would say 'So What!' The question was recently put to me - did I write for any online publications? My reply - No, but I'd like to! Planetmosh was suggested and I found myself offering to review Aces High Festival. Easy peasy I thought! Well not quite, if a jobs worth doing it's worth doing well! I had sixteen bands to research. I found I actually enjoyed that and it kept me too busy to be making lunatic comments on Facebook! ;) Then I felt a bit inadequately qualified. I mean, who am I to comment on others, when my musical expertise extends to being able to play a mean Greensleeves on the recorder and a passable Annie's song on the flute! Haven't picked up either instrument for years! What I do have, however, is over 30 years of experience as a gig goer, so I can comment on what I like and what I don't! It's only my opinion and, if I don't like a band it doesn't mean they are bad, just not to my own liking. I admire anyone who has the guts to get up on that stage and have a go!