NewsJanuary 17, 2022 10:29 AM ET1,303 views

Boris share new track and video 'Beyond Good and Evil'

Official press release:

Today the hugely influential Japanese heavy rock band Boris share a second single from their forthcoming album W, which will be released on January 21st through Sacred Bones Records.

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"Beyond Good and Evil" captures the intuitive use of dynamics and contrast that Boris are famed for, building from delicate beginnings to a vast crescendo, taking inspiration from the devastating past of Wata's hometown, Hiroshima. Speaking on the track, the band comment: "There is a vast magnitude in a huge mushroom cloud and in decaying ruins. We feel both the sadness and beauty of these things at the same time; that is who we are. This video was made from the perspective of a mushroom cloud. The album W focuses on Wata's vocals - and she is from Hiroshima."

Watch "Beyond Good and Evil" on YouTube:


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