“This song in particular is about looking back at an intense romantic relationship that ended badly, and reflecting upon the lessons learned and the growth that occurred from both love and the loss of it.” -Anneliese McCarthy
New York, NY - Dream-Folk singer Anneliese McCarthy takes center stage in her first ever music video. “Wild One” is also the latest of three singles to be released from her forthcoming EP, “Party Girl.” The video for the song is the product of her collaboration with director Julia Sub, for whom this is the first video set under her full direction.
These two young women bring to life a story of self-rediscovery. Anneliese is portrayed alone in a dark mysterious place, but with a power and purpose. The video conjures a sense of wonder and surrealism, as if the singer has cast a spell that secures her own destiny.
The visual quality of “Wild One” is erie, yet fascinating. At times McCarthy’s face is obscured, leaving the viewer wanting more. Julia Sub was inspired by artists like David Lynch, Tim Burton and Lana Del Rey for the video’s tonal aesthetic.
“The sound of the track is so fragile but has this undertone of strength and forceful willingness to be free or prove one’s ownership of the heart.” -Julia Sub
Photographers - Camelia Azar @camelia.azar & Tennessee Nunez @montanaco
Artist Bio - Queens native, Anneliese McCarthy has played venues multiple NYC like the Bowery Electric Map Room, Mercury Lounge, Silent Barn and Pete’s Candy Store. Her sound has been described as “Dream-Folk,” singing songs written with spacey, dream-like guitar tones. Lately she is joined by band members on guitar, bass and sometimes a full drum kit or cajon.
“Wild One” is the final of three singles McCarthy will release before her forthcoming EP, “Party Girl.” The first of these singles, “Not Your Vacation” was described by Cultured Broad as, “a nostalgic, dreamy track, you can't help but sway your head along to.”
To view Wild One, view it here.
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