Virginia Beach quintet Sunndrug have released a new lyric video for their single “Shining”, which lives on their forthcoming album Exit Wounds, out 10/31 via Mind Over Matter Records.
he band, which includes Chris Raines (former drummer of Norma Jean and original drummer of Spitfire) and Jimmy Reeves (original bassist for Spitfire), originally premiered the video with HM Magazine.
“We worked with ITAL/C studio to create the album art, and they gave us some great imagery to work with,” says Reeves, who is the vocalist for the new project. “Ron Thompson shot the photos and we wanted to edit them together in a way that supported the dark feel of ‘Shining’.“
When asked about the track itself, Reeves continued “‘Shining’ was the last song we wrote before starting to record the album. Its working title was ‘bonham song’ because the sonic inspiration for it came from the way Led Zeppelin played the blues. Its a jilted love story based around the setting of a well curated online life being a mirage for a person whose reality doesn’t live up to it. The end of the song is a moment on the record I’m particularly proud of because I think the music evokes something even without lyrics.“