Visuals for David Baron’s ‘Bad Bad Love’, featuring the renowned songstress Donna Lewis, have been released on the 22nd of July, via Here & Now Recordings. ‘Bad Bad Love’ follows Baron’s previous single ‘People Of No Concern’ (feat. Lettie & Madeleine), released May 10th.
The superb composition, bolstered by the divine voice of Donna Lewis, now boasts a touching visual accompaniment courtesy of Flock Of Crows Motion Design. Baron took to social media to express his delight, stating “(t)he video brings the song to life for me”.
The video presents Lewis’ lyrics alongside a series of images that communicate a narrative of painful, forced separation: A distressed mother, the silhouette of a solitary child, steel fences, an armed soldier and a red hand closed over lines of barbed wire. The colour palette is limited to shades of grey, suggesting loss and depression, and red, the colour of passionate love, violence, danger and anger.
Speaking of the track, Baron explains: “It is the mournful yearning of a mother who has been separated from her child. Achingly beautiful, heartbreaking, and appropriate for our times. The musical form is reminiscent of a canon, a repeating chord sequence of low strings that slowly blossom until taking us right back to the original question.”
The song and video convey a powerful message relating to the immediate global concerns of migration, geopolitics and inequality. It is a bold and valiant offering on all fronts.
Watch the video for ‘Bad Bad Love’ below:
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