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PREMIERE: British India – ‘Suddenly’ Video

Written by Mitch Feltscheer on April 9, 2015

Ahead of their upcoming national tour, Aussie alt-rock outfit British India today premiere Suddenly, their latest music video from recent album Nothing Touches Me, and Music Feeds is proud to bring it to you first.

There appears to be no slowing down for the Melbourne lads who, after a decade of making music together just released their fifth studio album to, once again, critical and commercial acclaim, with a number five spot on the ARIA Album Chart, alongside rave reviews.

Directed by Jessica Lawton, the new clip sees a lone man making a break from his sheltered, country homestead and heading for the bright lights and soy lattes of Melbourne, meeting a horny spinster, some creepy arse kids, an Arcade Fire cover band (?) and a man and his donkey, along the way.

Lawton tells Music Feeds the idea for the video was born from an unusual story that came across her path:

“The idea for ‘Suddenly’ came about whilst reading an article about a small group of Israeli families planning to set up a kibbutz on the fringe of Melbourne. This setting was instantly fascinating and the character of Velvel, about to fly out into the world with nothing but romanticised ideas of what might lay beyond the closed gates of his Kibbutz, seemed the perfect character to explore the track with, steering away from any totally literal translations that could have been made.”

British India’s Nothing Touches Me Tour kicks off around this big brown land next week, hitting the major cities and plenty of regional spots as well. Check the dates and deets below. Complimentary donkey valet parking is available at all shows (this may be a lie).

Watch: British India – Suddenly

Nothing Touches Me Tour
Supported by Grenadiers, with special guests Tired Lion from 15th to 30th May. Alice Springs and Darwin shows supported by Unbroken Expanse.

Thursday, 16th April 2015
The Gap View Hotel, Alice Springs
Tickets: Oztix

Friday, 17th April 2015
Discovery, Darwin
Tickets: Oztix

Saturday, 18th April 2015
The Gov, Adelaide
Tickets: Oztix

Thursday, 23rd April 2015
Paddy’s, Albury
Tickets: Oztix

Friday, 24th April 2015
Romano’s, Wagga Wagga
Tickets: At the door

Saturday, 25th April 2015
Area Hotel, Griffith
Tickets: Oztix

Friday, 1st May 2015
Sound Lounge, Gold Coast
Tickets: Oztix

Saturday, 2nd May 2015
Urban Music Festival, Caboolture

Thursday, 7th May 2015
Club 54, Launceston
Tickets: Oztix

Friday, 8th May 2015
Republic Bar, Hobart
Tickets: Oztix

Saturday, 9th May 2015
Republic Bar, Hobart
Tickets: Oztix

Friday, 15th May 2015
Dunsborough Tavern, Dunsborough
Tickets: Oztix

Saturday, 16th May 2015
Capitol, Perth
Tickets: Oztix

Sunday, 17th May 2015
Newport, Fremantle
Tickets: Oztix

Friday, 22nd May 2015
Metro Theatre, Sydney
Tickets: Metro Theatre

Saturday, 23rd May 2015
Cambridge, Newcastle
Tickets: Oztix

Friday, 29th May 2015
170 Russell, Melbourne
Tickets: Oztix

Saturday, 30th May 2015
Workers Club, Melbourne
Tickets: Oztix

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