Premiere: Night Talks face-off with alien stowaway on video for “On and On”

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Night Talks have shared a new video for their single “On and On,” and once again the Los Angeles rock trio have outdone themselves. Sporting their ever-earnest blends of pummeling percussion and shimmering riffs, the song is another powerful entry in the band’s growing catalog. Led by the magnetizing and sonorous vocals of Soraya Sebghati alongside guitarists Jacob Butler and Josh Arteaga, Night Talks have a penchant for creating joyous rock anthems. With “On and On” the band tries to untangle a lifetime of relationships, sifting through their purpose, strain, and warmth for some stability. Sebghati’s voice rings clear in affirmation of a resolution to keep at it — to continue putting in the often hard work maintaining those connections with other people.

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The music video for the “On and On” takes a creative spin on space-horror that Sebghati says was inspired half by Mel Brooks and half by “Alien.” Starring the band along with some friends, the video follows the crew on their spaceship as they realize they’re not the only ones on it: enter the stowaway alien. As each of them seemingly succumbs in their own hilarious way to the unseen creature, eventually only Sebghati is left as the infectious “On and On” thunders excitedly around her. But before she is attacked she finds her crew unharmed and the alien — a sort of blob that looks like a tree trunk — hands her a note thanking them for the ride through space. The entire video is a fun and exceptionally creative piece, with Night Talks seamlessly prove again how adept they are at not just creating exceptional rock songs, but DIY music videos as well!

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“The song ‘On and On’ came from my realization that though relationships will come and go throughout your life, they often follow similar paths. The relationships I had with friends and family when I was a kid have changed considerably in my adult life, but they have a lot of the same rhythms. The phrase “Same Time Tomorrow” represents a willingness to show up and put in the work to fix or maintain a relationship, especially when you’re in a rough patch. Things might be difficult, but that doesn’t mean you’re done– it just means that you’ll show up the next day and try again.”

Night Talks will be playing an album release show at the Troubadour on February 23 tickets are available here. Visit the band’s website, Twitter, and Instagram to stay updated on new releases and tour announcements.

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