FREAK premieres new video for ‘I Like To Smile When I’m Sad’

Catch FREAK on tour around the UK with Black Honey.
FREAK’s latest single ‘I Like To Smile When I’m Sad’ lands tomorrow (24th March) via his own FREAK Recordings imprint.

It’s another scuzzy number that does a great job of sounding like being a teenager feels, and we’ve got the video here for you first on Dork – check it out below.

“The video was shot in my house and at my local Co-op I used to work in,” explains Connar Ridd. “We used a venue called Asylum to shoot the drunk scenes as well so it has an authentic Chelmsford vibe throughout. It features all my best friends in it as well, it was so much fun to shoot.”

‘I Like To Smile When I’m Sad’ follows on from ‘Cake’ and ‘Nowhere’, and coincides with his Black Honey support tour, which kicks off tonight in Bedford. Full dates after the jump.

FREAK supports Black Honey at the following dates, before playing Stockton Calling, Live At Leeds and The Great Escape:


23 Esquires, Bedford

24 Forum, Tunbridge Wells

25 Cavern, Exeter

27 Village Underground, London

28 The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

29 O2 Academy 2, Leicester

30 Chinnerys, Southend


2 The Face Bar, Reading

3 Concorde 2, Brighton

15 Stockton Calling 

29 Live at Leeds


18 Green Door Store @ The Great Escape, Brighton

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