Glasvegas Team Up With William Shatner

For their new video...
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Glasvegas have roped in William Shatner for the video to new single 'If'.

Glasvegas are back. The band played a secret show in their hometown at the weekend, previewing material from their upcoming album.

New track 'If' is out now, accompanied by an expanded EP. Containing three brand new tracks, including a cover of PJ Harvey's visceral recent anti-war cut 'The Words That Maketh Murder'.

'Press <PLAY>' is a brand new track written especially for the EP by James Allan, while the package is completed by a demo version of album track 'Finished Sympathy'.

"A lot of thought went into the 'If EP' from the decision about the cover track right down to the wee <> symbols in the ‘Press title, which I wanted to make look like a button on a VCR" James Allan explains. "I sometimes mess around with letters and symbols and stuff. The reason for choosing ‘The Words That Maketh Murder' was that some of the covers we have done in the past have been older songs, so we wanted to go for something newer. The PJ Harvey album ‘Let England Shake’ is a record we had been listening to and it seemed an obvious choice to pick a song from this record."

"Press is a new song and is me speaking in a hypothetical sense, a 'what if-scenario', and the demo of Finished Sympathy, well it’s a bloody good song from the album that we are really proud of, based on my opinion that "sympathy" is something that’s finished at too young an age. You can expect heavy fireworks from the album version."

Alongside this, Glasvegas have unveiled a new video for 'If'. A pastiche of American chat shows, it features the band being introduced by none other than Captain Kirk himself, William Shatner.

Watch it now.

 

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