Video: Villages “Love Will Live On”

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Photo Credit: Matt Horseman

Pastoral scenes from the coast of Nova Scotia in Villages’ new video for ‘Love Will Live On’.   The song is a daydream of escaping from everyday life to find a piece of land and peace of mind in the country. Directed by Newfoundland filmmaker Justin Oakey and featuring the band and other characters in a picturesque seaside town the slow-moving images match the hints of pennywhistle that float through the track.

Of the track, the band divulges: “We all have those moments where you just want to drop everything and leave it all behind. ‘Love Will Live On’ is a daydream on just how good it could be if you actually did it.”

The folk-quartet, made up of Matt Ellis, Travis Ellis, Jon Pearo, Archie Rankin, tapped the JUNO-winning composer and soundscapist Joshua Van Tassel (David Myles, Great Lake Swimmers, Fortunate Ones) as producer for this track and the rest of the upcoming album ‘Dark Island’.

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Ed Donnelly is a multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer and record producer from Los Angeles. He has worked with Willie Nelson, Crowded House, Marc Cohn, Jools Holland, Matchbox Twenty, The Cult, BoyHaunt, Gladys Knight, Trent Summar and The West Coast Mob, Smashing Pumpkins, Del McCoury, OK Go, Exodus, Molly Leach, Tom Morello, O.A.R., Madness, The Crystal Method, DrunkHungry, Deadmau5, Zac Brown, CrysP Tyger, Bighead Todd and the Monsters, Jake Shimabukuro, Barenaked Ladies, Tsar, Killola and more. Donnelly regularly performs with Nathan Jacques as well as Little Silver Hearts and records with GhostsDream. Little known fact: He previously held Top Secret Security Clearance with the U.S. Department of State and Q Clearance from the Department of Energy. He currently runs The Barber’s Basement Recording Studio in Highland Park and is a partner in The Atmos at Lemontree Studio.

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