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"Deep Down Way Out" - Orlando Weeks

I was delighted to get a notification about Orlando Weeks in my inbox not too long ago. I've always enjoyed his voice as the lead singer of now-defunct British alternative band The Maccabees (RIP). In fact, I think he has one of the best, most captivating male voices in music today. 

Last year, Orlando's debut album "A Quickening" was released into the world, capturing his feelings about the tumultuous world of parenthood. His new music takes off exactly where "A Quickening" left off. His sound has been described as "left-field pop," a description that is extremely apt. I found his new music reminding me of alt-j at times, but it's truly unique and truly his. 

Check out his video for his new single "Deep Down Way Out" featuring comedian Lolly Adefope


About his new single and video, Weeks had this to say: “I never thought I’d make cliff top, roof down, drive into the sunset type music but, Deep Down does feel like that to me. A sort of stompy freedom. A very concise, 2 minutes of freedom. I think it’s the best representative of the world myself and Bullion were trying to build on the album. Lean but full of buoyancy. In the absence of a convertible and clifftop I wanted the video to have that slight fanciful, otherworldliness and be unapologetically head-noddy. The otherworldliness comes courtesy of Daniel W Fletcher’s bespoke double-headed costume, made especially for the video. And the unapologetic head nodding is thanks to Lolly Adefope with Rik Burnell directing and pulling it all together."

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