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New Saintseneca Video Premieres Via Steregum
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

New Saintseneca Video Premieres Via Steregum

Stereogum is premiering a brand new video from Ohio based band Saintseneca.

The clip is for the song “How Many Blankets Are in the World” from their acclaimed recent release Such Things, an album which found the band adopting a more straight ahead and heavier, albeit still innovative, sound. “ Saintseneca is no longer a folk band,” All Music Guide proclaimed. “Mourn if you want, but when a record is this good, who the hell cares?"

The video, directed by Jon Washington, features band singer and songwriter Zac Little performing alone while walking slowly through a large dimly lit drainage pipe. As Little explains, “I first explored this tunnel with some friends. After hearing the eerie echo of footsteps and voices, I knew it would a good place to sing a song.”

The simple evocative imagery provides a powerful metaphor for the songs profound and contemplative lyrics “Life is long, long enough to be mean, life is short, short enough to mean something to those who long” - with Little eventually emerging from the darkened tunnel into the light as he finishes.

You can watch the video for “How Many Blankets Are in the World” here:

Saintseneca are currently finishing a run of successful European dates and heading back to North America for a series of shows both headlining and teaming with the band Thao And The Get Down Stay Down.

Dec 04: Newport Music Hall, Columbus OH
Jan 16: Newport KY, Southgate House Revival
Jan 17: Nashville, 3rd and Lindsley
Jan 20: New Orleans, Gasa Gasa
Jan 21: Houston Walters
Jan 22: Austin, Mohawk
Jan 26: Los Angeles, The Echo
Jan 27: San Francisco, Rickshaw
Jan 29: Portland, Doug Fir
Jan 30: Seattle, Barboza
Jan 31: Vancouver, Cobalt
Feb 01: Eugene OR, Wow Hall
Feb 03: Santa Cruz, Crepe Place
Feb 04: Santa Ana, Constellation
Feb 05: San Diego, Casbah
Feb 06: Flagstaff AZ, Green Room
Feb 08: Albuquerque, Launch Pad
Feb 09: Norman OK, The Opolis
Feb 10: Lawrence KS, Jackpot

3/30: Fine Line, Minneapolis^
3/31: Turner Hall, Milwaukee^
4/1: Thalia Hall, Chicago&
4/2: The Ready Room, St. Louis^
4/3: Headliners, Louisville^
4/5: Grey Eagle, Asheville^
4/7: Woodward Theatre, Cincinnati^
4/8: Mr. Smalls, Pittsburgh^
4/13: Webster Hall, New York City^
4/15: 9:30 Club, Washington DC^
4/16: Underground Arts, Philadelphia^

^ w/ Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

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