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Haley Shares Visual Accompaniment To New Album 'Pleasureland'

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: Colin Michael Simmons

Haley has shared a collection of visuals to accompany her new album, 'Pleasureland', which is due to drop on October 12 through Memphis Industries.

In a statement she said:

“I wanted to convey simultaneously the power and violence that silence creates. The deconstruction of the American Dream as we know it creates room for new growth and definition. But the destructiveness in its path is real, revealing a war within the self- silence to others suffering is no longer under the surface. I created the videos in order to present a visual interpretation for the auditory concept. Happening upon footage of a pre-9/11 America while scrolling developed unmarked tapes from my dad’s basement, I found a version of our nation before everything changed- almost like a window back in time. The television selling the narrative of consumerism as success and poverty as failure is still eerily relevant. Personal family footage was used in order to echo the aforementioned sentiments of humanity which we are born to love and conditioned to forget. These videos are intentionally low budget and DIY, using gritty VHS, iphone, and manipulated found footage, almost antagonizing the purpose of visual commodity in music.”

Haley, fka Haley Bonar, will follow up the record's release with a UK tour in November. Check below for dates. Tickets are on sale now.

Haley Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat November 03 2018 - GLASGOW Stereo
Sun November 04 2018 - CHESTER St Mary's A Creative Space
Mon November 05 2018 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Cluny 2
Tue November 06 2018 - BIRMINGHAM Glee Club
Thu November 08 2018 - LONDON St Pancras Old Church
Fri November 09 2018 - CAMBRIDGE Storey's Field Centre
Sat November 10 2018 - MANCHESTER St Michaels
Sun November 11 2018 - BRIGHTON Rialto Theatre

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