Video Premiere: Country Mice, “Morning Son”

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Check out the video for “Morning Son,” from Brooklyn Americana band Country Mice’s acclaimed debut album Twister.

Frontman Jason Rueger describes the inspiration for “Morning Son”: “I live on the fourth floor of my apartment building, and you see this whole world of moving parts below you. It makes you feel removed and connected at the same time. It has this outside looking in perspective on how it feels to lose everything you’ve gained, while not caring of the destruction it does around you. Kind of like floating above a car wreck. The cars, the people, are all part of this surreal movie that plays out around you and how most of the time you have no control in what is temporary or permanent in your life.

The video is compiled of footage that was shot on our last tour. It’s us seeing a lot of these cities for the first time, capturing the moments in between shows. Our friend Gordon Holmes edited it together and wove it into a narrative within the context of the song.”

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