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John Butler - Photo by Ros O'Gorman

John Butler - Photo by Ros O'Gorman

John Butler Trio Join The Walking Dead

by Anthony Barton on December 4, 2013

in New Music,News

John Butler Trio has given us the first taste of their forthcoming album in the form of a zombified video for new single, ‘Only One’.

The video for ‘Only One’ features a hoard of zombies grooving (see: convulsing) to the zombie-John Butler Trio, who move with puppet-like stiffness.

Directed by Perth’s Ben Young, the clip is certainly odd and is a very different vibe to what we’ve come to expect from the group. With the current zombie craze sweeping the world, could we see JBT pioneering a new genre called ‘zombie-folk’?

“Only One is one of those ‘turn around’ songs. The idea of a Zombie love story came to me a while ago. I wanted the song and video almost to be juxtaposed but still somehow have an element of love….and humour. I think we made a seriously cool and funny video. I love it. Even if I do look dead,” said John Butler.

‘Only One’, is the first single off the group’s new aptly titled album, ‘Flesh and Blood’, which is due for a worldwide release on February 7th. You can purchase the single digitally now.

Watch this space for upcoming tour announcements from the John Butler Trio in 2014.

In the meantime check out the video for ‘Only One’ below:

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