Gang of Youths surprised us with the release of their new EP total serene last week and today they’re surprising us again with a new video for “unison” directed by Joel Barney. Frontman David Le’aupepe came up with the video concept, taking inspiration from his ancestral homeland. The lyrics embraces love and heritage over the propulsive riffs that make up the intricate production:
Speaking of the track Le’aupepe shared: “‘unison’ is a deeply important track for us that really signals where the music is headed on the new record. I conceived the song in Samoa, my ancestral homeland. Here we sample and introduce the work of David Fanshawe, who travelled to the Pacific Islands in the 1980s and recorded the most extensive library of indigenous Pacific music anywhere in the world.”
The track is out now via Warner Records.