Angelo De Augustine has shared a brand new music, ‘The Ballad of Betty and Barney Hill’, from his forthcoming album Toil and Bother. Following lead minimize ‘One other Universe’, the observe relies on the story of Barney and Betty Hill, a pair from New Hampshire who claimed they had been kidnapped by aliens. It arrives with an accompanying video directed by Clara Murray, which you take a look at beneath.
“Whereas making the album I endured an expertise so horrendous, torturous, and inexplicable that phrases fail me and clarification appears unattainable,” De Augustine shared in a press launch. “Inside this era, I felt an in depth connection to Betty and Barney Hill and their story. I even began to imagine that maybe I had been kidnapped by some type intergalactic being as they claimed occurred to them fifty-four years in the past. After we expertise one thing that doesn’t make logical sense, the thoughts seems to be to conjure any clarification regardless of how outlandish it seems. We seem to crave understanding. Maybe it makes us really feel secure. The looming presence of the unknown is daunting and generally scary. Nevertheless, there’s a lot we don’t but perceive, a few of which we’ll by no means comprehend.”
Murray added: “As with every alien abduction story, the case of Betty and Barney Hill left me unsettled, curious, uncertain. I needed to seize that faltering feeling by means of repetitive, summary occasions—as if the automobile is shifting by means of time and house till time and house itself degrades round them—the characters, caught in a loop, in the end ending up in the identical place they started. The setting is eerie, shifting, dreamlike and but the invasion is corporeal—a haunting inside flesh—as described by Barney Hill, ‘Oh these eyes. They’re there in my mind.’”