Thanks for all the love this month! Politically, musically, the last few weeks has fired up my squirrel neurons into all sorts of colours. Human life is a perplexing clusterfuck, so … we’ve made an animated world to escape to….
Hiraeth a two part animated film by Casual Psychotic. Part 1 is called ‘Human’. It will be first single from my album Mesonoxian – it’s coming out on 15th July! Here’s a sneak preview!
I wrote ‘Human’ with my friend Andrew R Bird. I was remembering watching the stars from my window when I was 8 wanting to Jack-and-the-beanstalk myself off the planet, to begin again. If we could leave and start again, would we fail in the same ways again? Could we fail better than we have? Hiraeth is a welsh word that describes the feeling I had – a homesick grief for something that no longer exists (or perhaps never did). With everything going on in the UK, it seems strangely relevant at the moment. Whichever camp you’re in, big love to all of you who’ve been stressed out by it all.