Ellevator – Slip [Music Video]

Today the Hamilton band Ellevator dropped the stunning music video directed by Cam Veitch and featuring Hawksley Workman for Slip. The leading and third single is taken from their long awaited debut album The Words You Spoke Still Move Me which comes out on May 6, 2022 via Arts & Crafts.
A cool indie alternative rock 80s U2 and Kate Bush vibe tune.

About the track:
“Slip” acts as another wonderful installment of this dynamic with the trio turning the dial on the prog-rock influences incorporating chugging guitars with tightly-bound vocals. With the new single, the band turn to explore the folklore surrounding the Selkie, a theme mirrored in Veitch’s accompanying visual.
Speaking about the new single, singer Nabi Sue says: “We went full prog-rock on this one and tapped into some mythological nerdery. A Selkie (seal/woman from Scottish mythology) is captured by a charismatic religious leader and held against her will on land. There are many myths in which a Selkie has her skin stolen and hidden by a man after removing it to spend time on land as a woman. Without their skin, they are unable to return home to the ocean. Our Selkie returns to the water after drowning the man who held her captive.”

“It’s easy to imbue elemental stories like this with all sorts of meanings. I think this one is about killing the things that hold us captive and returning to the water, wherever that is for you.”

Director, Cam Veitch expands on the visual component to say: “Slip is a fever-dream fairytale that finds itself deep inside the world of the lyrics. With the song loosely based on the Scottish Myth of the “Selkie”, a ‘being that emerges from the water to shed their skin and take human form, lead singer Nabi finds herself embodying the creature as she fights her way to freedom against an oppressive, cult-like force in this gritty retelling.” Nabi continues to say “The video for Slip features a marvelous cameo performance from Canadian songwriter/poet Hawksley Workman.”

Slip gets: 📷📷📷📷📷📷📷📷/10.

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