One of John Grant's greatest traits is his ability to make you laugh through the tears and cry through the laughter.
Fusing melancholy and mirth into one intoxicating package, new album 'Pale Green Ghosts' has won widespread acclaim. Out now via Bella Union, it finds the American songwriter pushing ahead after the overwhelming success of debut solo LP 'Queen of Denmark'.
While John Grant's artistic life may have changed, his domestic life remains remarkably untouched. Deciding to shoot a video for 'GMF' the songwriter opted to reflect his own circumstances in a prosaic, yet typically tongue in cheek manner.
Shot traipsing around the city, John Grant carries a basketball with him as he has adventures with pet dogs, old ladies and a nightclub...
Watch it now.
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'Pale Green Ghosts' is out now.
Looking ahead, John Grant has confirmed the following shows:
7 Bath Komedia
8 Oxford Academy 2
9 Birmingham Institute
11 Leeds Metropolitan University
12 Edinburgh Queens Hall
14 Manchester Ritz
15 London Shepherd's Bush Empire
16 Brighton St George's
18 Cambridge Junction
19 Norwich Norfolk & Norwich Festival @ Open Up