New clip from Brighton newcomers...

Funerals are morbid, emotionally fraught affairs.

So when Cave Painting decided to centre the video for their new single on a wake, the band were taking a huge risk. But then, the Brighton newcomers are all about taking risks: signed to Mercury after only a handful of shows, the band released their debut EP last year to widespread acclaim.

'Gator' is another forward step from Cave Painting. The five piece have a neat line in contagious melancholia, managing to re-paint sorrow as something beautiful, elegant.

Out now as a download, 'Gator' will gain a vinyl pressing on April 14th. Paired with a new video, the clip opens with an ornate tea set before pulling back to reveal a family crowded around an open coffin.

Full of tension and dark lighting, the video for 'Gator' ends with a shock resurrection. Watch it below...


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