Jamie Lenman cut his teeth as a member of the band Reuben, but his latest video proves that he’s more than capable of doing everything himself. It’s a one-take live-loop video! The single was also recorded and performed live in one take with no overdubs.
Lenman explained: “I’d been noodling with the idea of a loop-able song and video for a long time and I knew Chris [Coulter] would be the only guy who’d get was I was on about. We set up a bunch of cameras and nailed it into the ground. I think we got it on take twenty six!”
“This song has actually been around since before the first Reuben album, which is why it maybe has that familiar sound. I always meant to get it out but it always seemed to miss its turn, and then when I was looking for a song that was simple enough for the loop idea, there it was. I had to pare it back to make it work with the tricky concept but I think it still hangs together, even without the video. A nice sentiment too; lots of people act like they’re living in some schlocky daytime serial when the reality is that there’s no need for all that drama.”
Jamie Lenman UK tour
Big Spring will support Lenman on every date except for Bournemouth. Don’t wait to get tickets to this electric tour if you’re interested because you might regret it – his acoustic headline tour completely sold out!
27 November, 2021: Bournemouth The Anvil
28 November, 2021: Bristol The Fleece
29 November, 2021: Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
2 December, 2021: Newcastle o2 Academy 2
3 December, 2021: Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
4 December, 2021: Leeds The Key Club
7 December, 2021: Birmingham o2 Academy 2
8 December, 2021: Nottingham Rescue Rooms
11 December, 2021: London Lafayette
12 December, 2021: Swansea Sin City
15 December, 2021: Manchester Gorilla
16 December, 2021: Norwich The Waterfront
17 December, 2021: Sheffield The Leadmill
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