Following on from her spellbinding performance at last night’s Vive Le Christmas event, SUZIE STAPLETON today unveils the brand new video for her single ‘Thylacine’, which she’s premiering exclusively with Vive Le Rock!
“The ‘Thylacine’ film clip was made by experimental filmmaker Julian Hand,” says Stapleton. “We see briefly in the opening seconds flashes of images of the last known thylacine that died in captivity in 1936. The doglike marsupial, also known as the Tasmanian tiger, inhabited Australia for thousands of years. After European settlement, the thylacine was hunted intensively, encouraged by bounties, and that along with other contributing factors drove it to extinction. The clip evokes a sense of loss and longing – the last of a kind locked up and lonely, a stark warning transmitted through the ages.”
‘Thylacine’ is available now from all streaming platforms and Bandcamp.
As previously announced, Stapleton plays a special London launch for the single at Paper Dress Vintage, Hackney on Saturday 7 December. Support comes from MIRACULOUS MULE, THE PACERS and CHERRY B DJs. Tickets are on sale here.
You can also catch her on the following dates in the New Year…
4 Jan – The Carlisle, HASTINGS w/ Dastardly Dudes // Free Entry
24 Jan – The Brunswick, HOVE w/ The Damn Shebang // Free Entry
25 Jan – Rough Trade, BRISTOL w/ Emily Breeze (headlining) + National Treasure