June 20, 2024

French post-punk act Hermetic Delight present all new single / video ‘Lust for Life’

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(Photo by Pierre Frigeni) Out via October Tone (France) and The Animal Farm (UK) is the all new single and video from the French (Strasbourg-based) Hermetic Delight: “Lust for Life”.

“Lust for Life” is the band’s third single in 2023 and is a hymn to the present moment. Or as the band says: “A rebirth, an awareness. A desire to get off the moving train. A revelation inspired by the blessings of a context we all had to face a couple of years ago.”

The video itself shows three souls stranded in a surrealistic setting from the 1970s. Laurens Saint Gaudens, the video director, adds: “The white light of the morning slowly breaks through; it gives the three exhausted bodies their vitality. A musical choreography animates them. They regenerate and regain their strength in euphoria. It is the scenery of a Chirico painting that comes to life.”

In just over ten years of existence, the band Hermetic Delight has already lived several musical lives. Over the course of its releases (three EPs and a first album released in 2020), the trio composed of Zeynep Kaya, Delphine Padilla, and Atef Aouadhi, has gradually enriched its post-punk sound signature with pop impulses and avant-garde music.

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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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