Dropkick Murphys have just released a new music video for their latest single Rose Tattoo. The cracking Irish lullaby is lifted from the Boston band’s upcoming eighth studio album, Signed and Sealed in Blood, due out January 8, 2013.
The clip itself is a simple enough affair centered around the Dropkick Murphy playing poker. Shot in black and white to add to the retrospective quality of frontman Ken Casey’s lyrics, the video for Rose Tattoo is pieced together from various photographs depicting Boston (Go Celtics) along with the band’s fans, friends and family.
“The lyrics and story of this song document important moments, milestones and people in my life as shown through the tattoos on my body,” Casey told Rolling Stone. “To do a video that also has photos and images of the bands’ fans who wear our mark for life adds even more emotion and meaning to the video for us.”
Watch: Dropkick Murphys – Rose Tattoo