Real Lies - North Circular

Directed by Joe Alexander

London tends to produce two contrary emotions: the huge rush prompted by a metropolitan city, but also a sense of inertia, a sense of loneliness.

Real Lies have been spent their lives in London, allowing its infinite array of streets, avenues, roads and motorways to shape them.

New cut 'North Circular' is a direct reference to the 25.7 mile stretch of road that crosses north London. Sluicing together an enormous sense of possibility, the track also has a cold, clinical sense of sadness running through it.

Both emboldened and trapped by their surroundings, Real Lies utilise the feelings and sounds of classic house to emphasise that while the night may bring sensual pleasure, in the morning it will all be gone.

Directed by Joe Alexander, you can watch the video on Clash now.

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'North Circular' will be released this summer as part of a double A-side single.

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