Welsh alt-pop trio HMS Morris have revealed that their first LP Interior Design will be coming out on 18th November. The Cardiff-based group (made up of Will and Sam Roberts, as well as Heledd Watkins) make off-kilter pop tunes in the vein of Syd Barrett or their fellow countrymen Super Furry Animals.
To coincide with the announcement, the band have shared a new video for the title track, ‘Interior Design.’ Directed by Eilir Pierce, it’s a fun little clip that’s particularly colourful and offers up a very garish and kitsch look at the tedium of domesticity. Watkins explained: “This video was mainly conceived by curious North-Walian buddhist day-dreamer Eilir Pierce. It’s fun but with a note of ickiness, which is pretty much how the song was conceived too.” Watch below.
The band are also heading out on a UK tour in October, following an appearance at Festival No. 6 on 4th September. Details below.
7th October – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
13th October – Mr Wolfs, Bristol
14th October – Ryan’s Bar, London (free gig)
21st October – The Parrot, Carmarthen
22nd October – Telford’s Warehouse, Chester
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