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Alternative rock band Luna Kills release y2k-styled music video for 'deep cuts'

 

The Finnish alternative rock/metal band Luna Kills have received lots of air play with their latest single 'deep cuts', incorporating alternative rock to heavy riffs and metalcore-type screams to softer pop singing. The Finnish national radio YleX selected the song amongst "January's finest" and another national radio, heavy-music oriented Radio City, took the song on weekly rotation in their rock show. Now the killer single has a music video, too – it was shot in the legendary Tavastia rock club in Helsinki, as Luna Kills warmed up the stages for Lost Society.


The new music video was shot in the style of 00's nu-metal / cyber y2k aesthetics, characteristic of the band's visual style.

"It was amazing to play in Tavastia yet again to a fantastic audience, who thankfully arrived in time to see us even though our show time was super early. Tavastia always generates a very special feeling for live gigs and you can witness it from the new music video", the band states.

'Deep cuts' is a song that brutally rips old wounds open with its bittersweet story.

"The lyrics of 'deep cuts' deal with that feeling of the end of the world, when you realize that someone you love just rips your wounds open and brings nothing but pain, but letting go feels just as bad. However, every time you just keep on returning to that same place again and again – and of your own free will", singer Lotta Ruutiainen explains.

The band, also avid gamers, again drew their inspiration to the song from the world of cinema. This time, in addition to rock riffs, the softer pop melodies are topped with metalcore-type screams in the breakdown.

"The song combines poppy hooks with heavy riffs, which is rather typical for us. In the beginning, the most central part of the song was the Blade Runner-inspired synth parts, which formed the basis for the song's gloomy and suffocating feeling."



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