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Mutual Benefit Unveils Come To Pass Video

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 Written by Jon Stickler

Photo: Stephanie Griffin

Jordan Lee, aka Mutual Benefit, has unveiled a video for Come To Pass.

The track is from Lee's recent folk-pop LP, 'Thunder Follows The Light', the follow up to 2016's 'Skip A Sinking Stone', which hit shelves in September. Discussing the song, he said:

"Come to Pass is a refutation of the idea that there was ever a golden age to return back to. Both personally and politically I’m afraid of this sort of constructed nostalgia that keeps us looking backwards instead of a having a powerful enough imagination to see the hard truths of the present but work towards a better future."

The multi-instrumentalist and producer enlisted director Gabriel Gomez for the visual, who added:

"I wanted to honour both the song’s sonic aesthetics and message. When Jordan and I spoke about the lyrics and the overall narrative, we discussed the notion of relying on the past for answers about the future. History obviously holds wisdom, but it can also act as a tethering for progress. Ultimately, sometimes it’s just as important to let go. I wanted to take those ideas and turn them into a simple, visually-satisfying story featuring a person actively trying to free themselves of the past. And a very wise dog. There’s a lot of really dark shit on our screens these days and I just wanted to make something somewhat whimsical, but with a soulful narrative that everyone can relate to."

Lee will support the record with a UK and Ireland tour starting in late October. Prior to dates in North America, he will call in Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, London, Manchester, Birmingham, Aberfeldy, Leeds and Bristol.

Mutual Benefit Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Mon October 22 2018 - BELFAST Empire Music Hall (United Kingdom)
Tue October 23 2018 - CORK Cyprus Avenue (Ireland)
Wed October 24 2018 - DUBLIN Whelans (Ireland)
Fri October 26 2018 - GLASGOW Blue Arrow Jazz Club (United Kingdom)
Sat October 27 2018 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Cluny (United Kingdom)
Sun October 28 2018 - BRISTOL Exchange (United Kingdom)
Tue October 30 2018 - LONDON London Oslo (United Kingdom)
Wed October 31 2018 - MANCHESTER YES (The Pink Room) (United Kingdom)
Thu November 01 2018 - BIRMINGHAM Hare And Hounds, Room 2 (United Kingdom)
Sat November 03 2018 - ABERFELDY Town Hall (United Kingdom)
Sun November 04 2018 - LEEDS Brudenell Social Club (United Kingdom)
Tue November 13 2018 - LOS ANGELES California - Resident (USA)
Wed November 14 2018 - SAN DIEGO California - Soda Bar (USA)
Sat November 17 2018 - SAN FRANCISCO California - Chapel San Francisco (USA)
Mon November 19 2018 - PORTLAND Oregon - Doug Fir Lounge (USA)
Tue November 20 2018 - SEATTLE Washington - Vera Project (USA)
Wed November 21 2018 - VANCOUVER British Columbia - Biltmore Cabaret (Canada)
Sat December 01 2018 - CHICAGO Illinois - Empty Bottle (USA)
Mon December 03 2018 - TORONTO Ontario - Garrison (Canada)
Wed December 05 2018 - ALLSTON Massachusetts - Great Scott (USA)
Fri December 07 2018 - WASHINGTON - DC9 Nightclub (USA)
Sat December 08 2018 - BROOKLYN New York - Park Church Co-op (USA)

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