Evocative animation

Liz Green's songs seem to demand visual accompaniment.

Her literate, idiosyncratic approach to Americana is packed with imagery, matched to her quite unique voice. So when production team End Of The Road were charged with interpreting 'Bad Medicine' they faced an uphill struggle.

Using plenty of blood, sweat and animation the team have succeeded. Directed by Joseph Brett & Simon Taffe, the new clip is an evocative tale of life out in the ragged, wild Western boundaries.

Watch it below.

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Out now, Liz Green had the following to say about 'Bad Medicine':

“This is probably my favourite song. It’s a different bag of badgers altogether from the first version of it. Me and Peri spent a long time trying to nail that trumpet solo. I eventually ended up playing it to him on a kazoo! Because I can’t afford to take a full band everywhere I go, I’ve built up a bit of a reputation for being a great mouth trumpet player."

"There is a simple story. The sad story of a man who is neglected by his fellow men. Punished by them for his difference. When I mention him walking like a Bible prophet I think of a man I used to see walking round Manchester, striding, head high, beatific smile. I haven’t seen him around for a while. I hope he’s still walking that way. The opening lines are how I felt when I first heard Son House. I think I’d not heard the rawness of emotion come through a recording so easily as it did with his recordings. That’s the aim isn’t it. To capture a little bit of soul.”

Alongside the new single, the following tour dates have been confirmed:

22 Birmingham Glee Club
23 Exeter Cavern
24 Bristol Louisiana
26 Glasgow Captains Rest
28 Newcastle Cluny 2
29 Sheffield Riverside
30 Leeds Brudenell

1 Norwich Arts Centre
2 Brighton The Hope
3 London Bush Hall
4 Cambridge Portland Arms
5 Manchester Deaf Institute

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