Video: She Brought Me Gasoline “Above the Regular Crowd”

Photo Credit: Doringo Photography

The video for ‘Above the Regular Crowd’ from She Brought Me Gasoline is an intriguing, atmospheric visual that reinforces the themes with which the Zagreb-based band are currently preoccupied: disenchantment with society and the dehumanising effects of social and political developments.  Shot in a cottage at the edge of a forest in Croatia, the video conveys a sense of loss and abandonment and is full of effective symbols and images, such as the removal of an old photograph and the re-positioning of the crucifix.

Musically, ‘Above the Regular Crowd’ features a real foot-tapping groove, fuzzy guitar and gritty vocals.  The overall effect is an engaging, bluesy song, possessing a memorable sense of purpose.  The single is the first from the band’s second album, a blend of blues, Americana and country, which is due out early in 2022.  The new record will be a follow-up to 2020’s well-received ‘On Values and Trash’, themed around how to save things.  Through the new record. the band will explore contemporary culture, a forgotten Bosnian town, familial relationships and more.  Well-worth checking out on release and, in the meantime,  enjoy the rootsy ‘Above the Regular Crowd’.

About Andrew Frolish 1453 Articles
From up north but now hiding in rural Suffolk. An insomniac music-lover. Love discovering new music to get lost in - country, singer-songwriters, Americana, rock...whatever. Currently enjoying Nils Lofgren, Ferris & Sylvester, Tommy Prine, Jarrod Dickenson, William Prince, Frank Turner, Our Man in the Field...
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