“When The Laughter Stops”, the new release from Yard Act

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Latest preview of his new album Where’s My Utopia?

Yard Actthe musical quartet that has pleasantly surprised in recent years has revealed the latest preview of their upcoming second album, Where’s My Utopia?. The single, titled ““When The Laughter Stops”presents an outstanding collaboration with Katy J Pearson and is accompanied by a video directed by James Slater.

The leader of the band, James Smithshared his reflections on the song and described the creative process behind the track, from the initial composition to the final details recording sessions, where the group experimented with different musical arrangements to achieve the perfect tone for each of the songs. .

The music video follows the narrative of the cinematic universe of Yard Act, taking the viewer to a prison full of old circus performers. This continuation of the story started in previous videos adds an additional layer of depth to the auditory and visual experience offered by the band.

Smith He also praised the contribution of Katy J Pearson, who added a “huge oomph” to the track with his vocals. In addition, they had the actor David Thewliswho lent his talent and closed his participation by reciting a passage from Macbeth at the end of the song, adding a distinctive touch to the project.

With ““When The Laughter Stops”, Yard Act continues to solidify their position as one of the freshest and most exciting bands on the music scene today. The full album is scheduled for release on March 1st via Republic and promises to be a unique and captivating sonic experience for fans.


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