White Lies release video for ‘Morning In LA’

It's the second track to be lifted from October's 'Friends'
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A month or so on from the release of fourth album Friends, moody west London post-punkers White Lies have dipped into the playbook of moody north-west London post-punkers Killing Joke for their new video, ‘Morning In LA’. Those billowing flags are lifted straight from the Joke’s clip for the classic ‘Love Like Blood’, a fact which the band are only too happy to admit.

“We had been wanting to do a performance style video for a while and the Killing Joke video from which ours respectfully steals is an absolute classic of the genre”, says bassist Charles Cave. “When White Lies started, we received a fair amount of ‘gothic’ adjectives describing our music – something we always found quite funny. For ‘Morning in LA’, arguably our jolliest song yet, we thought the tongue-in-cheek gothic feel of the video was an appropriate aesthetic to go with.”

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