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Alberta Cross Release New Single Find "A Home Out There" Video Premieres On Billboard

Alberta Cross Release New Single Find "A Home Out There" Video Premieres On Billboard

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Alberta Cross will release their new single Find A Home Out There on June 22nd. It is taken from the forthcoming album: What Are We Frightened Of? due out in September this year on their own imprint, DARKMATTER which will be distributed by THE ORCHARD. The video premiered on Billboard today along with an interview with Alberta Cross' Petter Ericson Stakee.

Led by Swedish-born lead singer and guitarist Petter Ericson Stakee, Find A Home Out There on the surface is a song about travel and transit, a life whose rootlessness was accentuated by moving homes from Sweden to London and from Brooklyn to Berlin. On a deeper level, it addresses an abiding physical and spiritual displacement, a sense of haunting a place rather than living in it. The music is fluid and howls like a lone wolf, the lyrics and video portray an observer, a passenger, reflecting on a black and white world that he is not a part of.

"Having been in transit almost my whole life - this record is, essentially, about connection and longing," reflected Petter. "It's about trying to find out who we really are and where we truly belong in this world and then trying to understand how those we love most fit into that equation and ultimately asking; are we good enough for them?"

The video was inspired by a photo shoot with art director Atelier Kazimir and photographer Julien Bourgeois and conceived by Alberta Cross and London based independent filmmaker Zoe Beck, who also directed it. It was shot primarily at night in negative across various locations in Brooklyn, Berlin and London - mostly from the wheel of her 1970 Buick Electra 225. These city scapes are reflected in Petter's mirror glasses, ever the observing passenger, never the resident.

Petter recorded this new song and album in East London with producer Luke Potashnick and drummer Tom The Lion. As a poetic undertone to these songs of longing is the coming full circle and creating this new music back where the band began in 2005 when Petter and Terry Wolfers recorded their debut in London.

Since 2005 Alberta Cross have released 5 records and continue to create a timeless alternative sound that is all their own -- The Thief & the Heartbreaker (mini-album) (April 2007); Broken Side of Time (September 2009) The Rolling Thunder (limited edition EP) (September 2011); Songs of Patience (July 2012) and the self-titled Alberta Cross (October 2015). Their tracks have been featured on Californication, Longmire, Sons of Anarchy and Dirty Sexy Money. They have also appeared on TV around the world including performances on the Late Show with David Letterman and Last Call with Carson Daly.

Throughout April and May of this year they have been touring with Rag N' Bone Man. Previously they have supported: Mumford & Sons, Portugal. The Man, Them Crooked Vultures, Oasis, Neil Young and The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
They have also played - Coachella, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Reading, Leeds, Glastonbury, plus Fuji Rock Festival in Japan, Splendid in the Grass in Australia, Sweden's Malmofestivalen, Pukkelpop and Lowlands Festival in Netherlands and Rock en Seine in Paris.






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