Belgium’s Triggerfinger has released animated video for the title track from their hot new long play ‘Colossus’ ahead of the album’s release this Friday, August 25th on Mascot Records.
Vocalist/guitarist Ruben Block said of the track Colossus was the first song where the band worked with two basses. “Ditching the guitar really opened up the groove, and the combination of two bass guitars was very intriguing, sonically. It was heavy but fresh at the same time. Images and pieces of conversations flashed through my mind, like a collage, and over this monumental groove, I began to chant: ‘Colossus! Colossus!’ It stuck.”
About the accompanying music video Block said: “Since Colossus presented us a wide headspace of interpretations we asked Matt from Mount Emult to work his collaged magic and mold this piece of visual madness to accompany the music and words. Matt/ Mt. Emult previously worked on clips from Pixies and many others. The video came out the way we had in mind.”
Colossus – combined with Triggerfinger’s self-titled debut (2004), What Grabs Ya (2008), All This Dancing Around (2010) and By Absence of the Sun (2014) – the last two releases going platinum and gold, respectively – have seen the Belgian rock trio continue to build momentum outside of their homeland and further across into Europe and the US. Their impromptu cover of the Lykke Li song I Follow Rivers also became a major hit across parts of Europe, and the band was invited to open for The Rolling Stones on two occasions.
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