Single released ahead of Reading and Leeds festival appearances this weekend
Debuting on the BBC Radio One Rock Show last night, BLOOD YOUTH return with new song “Starve”, just ahead of their performance at Reading & Leeds festivals this weekend.
Their first new material since last year’s critically acclaimed debut album “Beyond Repair”, “Starve” sees the hardcore quartet at their darkest, opening wounds and diving deep into the despair of emotional and physical pain.
“Life isn’t always a fairy tale and you can end up trapped in a very unhealthy mindset.” explains frontman Kaya Tarsus.
“I wrote the lyrics when I was going through a bad time and it felt like I was in a nightmare. It’s a very intense and emotional song, so we really wanted all of this to come out in the video. We wanted people to feel uncomfortable, almost as if they are watching a horror movie.”
Shot in their hometown of Harrogate, BLOOD YOUTH brought on board local Leeds based director Adam Webb to bring their vision to life:
“Adam really understands our mindset and where we were coming from as a band, so we just threw a bunch of ideas at him and he captured everything perfectly. We’re extremely happy with how its all turned out!”
Check out the video for “Starve” here:
You can buy or stream the song via this link https://bloodyouth.lnk.to/Starve
BLOOD YOUTH warm up for this weekend’s Reading & Leeds festival appearances with an intimate show at London’s The Black Heart tonight – a handful of tickets will be available at the door.
In October they head out on the road with Japanese dance-metal mob CROSSFAITH. Catch them at the following shows:
13 BRISTOL Marble Factory
15 GLASGOW Garage
16 NOTTINGHAM Rock City
17 MANCHESTER Manchester Academy 2
19 LONDON Electric Ballroom
Tickets for all shows available at https://www.musicglue.com/bloodyouth/shows
Metal Report Editor.
Ex guitarist in Zenopede, ex vocals for a goth covers band that was hailed as the future of Welsh music, former DJ, promoter and nightclub director. Writer for Gear4Geeks’ Blog4Geeks and owner of Gear4Geeks ltd. First published music critique was Kerrang letter of the Week.
Definitely has never been the future, present or past of Welsh music.