BANKS – “Brain” | Music Video

Hotly-topped Los Angeles-based singer BANKS drops an official video for her brooding Shlohmo-produced single, “Brain.”

Directed by Barnaby Roper, the artistic video is a dimly lit affair of abstract shapes and textures interspersed with shots of Banks posing sensually, gasping through a veil and singing to camera with smouldering stares as she sings of a guy trying desperately to fit in; Always trying to calculate, trying to look smart – but not too smart to threaten anything they say.

Branded “dark R&B” and “ghostly pop” by some, BANKS opened for The Weeknd on his tour last year and the two artists share some sensibilities in their atmospheric production, vocal effects and, to some extent, lyrical themes. We’ll see just how far their similarities go when her debut album arrives later this year, released through Harvest Records.

In the meantime, “Brain” is available to purchase now and you can catch BANKS performing around the UK this month at the following dates:

March 20th @ Bristol Trinity, Centre
March 21st @ Birmingham, Library
March 23rd @ Glasgow, O2 ABC2
March 24th @ Sheffield, Leadmill
March 26th @ Manchester, RNCM
March 28th @ Oxford, O2 Academy 2
March 29th @ Brighton, Concorde
March 31st @ London, KOKO [SOLD OU]
April 1st @ London, KOKO

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