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WATCH: Normandie’s Scintillating Video For Their Huge New Track ‘Hostage’

Jack Rogers
Jack Rogers 8 February 2021 at 17.33

Not long till 'Dark & Beautiful Secrets' now. 

Normandie's new album 'Dark & Beautiful Secrets' is just around the corner and the band have provided another little taste of it. 

'Hostage' is that taste and serves as a quintessential slice of Normandie, with a huge anthemic chorus and plenty of slithering atmospheres and builds. 

And much like the rest of the tracks on 'D&BS', it's a very honest and open look into vocalist Philip Strand's past and present. 

Let him explain:

"When I was 22 I suffered from severe anxiety and experienced something called DP, De-Personalisation. I couldn't recognise myself in the mirror and it felt like nobody could see or hear me. It was like I didn't exist.  'Hostage' is about those experiences and is written from the perspective of what it felt like inside these panic attacks."

Have a watch and listen below:

You will be able to hear the full record when it is released next week (February 19). 

Until then, listen to 'Atmosphere':

And 'Babylon':

We spoke to the band in the latest issue of Rock Sound. You can pick up a copy right now from SHOP.ROCKSOUND.TV

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