Foals aren’t afraid to tackle heavy topics, as they prove in the video for their next single, “Late Night.” It is set for official release on April 22nd.
The vocals in “Late Night” are strong and haunting, and the visuals that accompany them are chilling enough to be preceded by a parental warning. They take place in a hotel, flashing back and forth between the Britpop band performing in the cabaret lounge and the guests experiencing birth, death and everything in between in the rooms above. The video was shot in Romania and directed by Nabil Elderkin, who has directed videos for Frank Ocean, John Legend, Bon Iver and Kanye West.
“Late Night” is from the band’s most recent album, Holy Fire, which was released on Warner Brothers last month. “Inhaler,” the first single off the album, recently won Best Single at the annual NME Awards in the UK.