Desire are sharing a video for their single “Zeros“, which is out now via Italians Do It Better.
Shot in the desert in Palm Springs, the video for “Zeros” was directed by Kirill Nong and stars Megan Louise of Desire and model Soo Joo Park burying their past. Park also plays keyboard on the track and will feature more on upcoming Desire releases.
“As the calendar pages fly by, we are all reaching for a new normal on what sometimes feels like an endless loop. The cyclical music echoes flashback sequences of a recurring dream, chanting “Falling like a feather…Never touch the floor”. We sampled the incessant strike of a grandfather clock, stopwatches, & digital alarm clocks to keep the time. From sunrise to sunset, every single is day adding up…” – Desire
Hot on the heels of After Dark 3 coming out last week, Desire shares the video for “Boy”, their take on Book Of Love’s 1986 outsider anthem. Directed by Johnny Jewel, Megan Louise stars in one continuous shot alongside dreamy animations from Rome’s very own Robotina.
Guy Gerber’s rework of Desire’s “Don’t Call” is out now, available at https://found.ee/RH7T
Italians Do It Better trio Desire, made up of vocalist Megan Louise, producer Johnny Jewel & Chromatics’ member Nat Walker, are sharing their first new single in nine years with new track “Tears From Heaven”, which is available across all digital platforms today.
The single premiered last week on the Spring Summer 2019 Chanel runway in Paris, which you can view here, and is the first glimpse of Desire’s new album, which is expected to be released next year.
Speaking about the new single, Megan Louise of Desire offered the following insight:
“”Tears From Heaven” is a song about crossing the divide between being a voyeur on the sidelines of your own life and taking action to make your own destiny. Heaven is a metaphor for life after death. A leap into the great unknown. If you never knock on the door, it will never open. In the song, the tears represent raindrops pouring down from the clouds washing away all of the dirt and confusion. The mundane obstacles of the daily routine are pushed aside for a clearer vision of what’s to come.”
Listen to “Tears From Heaven” here:
Johnny Jewel met Megan Louise in the late 00’s in Montreal and formed Desire with Chromatics/ Symmetry’s Nat Walker on drums & synthesiser. The band released their debut self-titled album in 2009 to critical acclaim and in 2011 their song “Under Your Spell” soundtracked the film Drive, which starred Ryan Gosling & Carey Mulligan.
Italians Do It Better’s Johnny Jewel has scored Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut “Lost River”. The first taste from the upcoming OST comes from Chromatics with a new track called “Yes” (Lost River), featuring vocals from Glass Candy’s Ida No, Desire’s Megan Louise, and Chromatics’ Ruth Radelet.
“Lost River” OST is out on March 30th 2015 via Italians Do It Better. It will also feature tracks by Glass Candy, Chromatics, Desire, and two track Jewel recorded with Saoirse Ronan and Ben Mendelsohn.