Gruff Rhys has unveiled the video for his track ‘Lost Tribes’.
Click above to watch the promo, which was directed by Dylan Goch. The video sees Rhys “in the guise of a Welsh radical, sartorially inspired in particular by the druid and Chartist Dr. William Price.” The song features on his latest album, ‘American Interior’.
Meanwhile, Rhys has been shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize for his book American Interior. The Super Furry Animals frontman has been nominated alongside five other writers for a £5,000 award for his writings, part of a multimedia project which included the album and a film.
The prize, now in its second year, will be judged by comedian, actor and musician Julian Barratt, poet John Burnside, artist Sarah Lucas and novelist Benjamin Myers, who won the award last year for his book, Pig Iron.
A collaboration between New Writers North, Faber & Faber and the Gordon Burn Trust, the organisers say the Prize is awarded to writers who follow the “fearless footsteps” of Burn, a polymath who wrote on subjects ranging from “serial killers… to contemporary art”.
The winner will be announced on October 10.