Squid collect fans’ lockdown experiences in new ‘Sludge’ video

The new clip transmits "a lingering feeling of loneliness and uncertainty"

Squid have shared a new video for their recent single ‘Sludge’ – watch it below.

The new clip is made up of submissions from fans, who responded to a recent call from the band to share their “isolation station” and take a 360 degree video of their environment in lockdown.

‘Sludge’ is Squid’s first new release since signing to Warp. Speaking of the new video, the band said: “After looking through all the videos it was really interesting to see how spatially different everyone’s situation is but how they’re all tied together through the same feeling of isolation.

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“Some videos were claustrophobic, others showed deserted cityscapes and some even featured other people but they all had a lingering feeling of loneliness and uncertainty.” Watch the ‘Sludge’ video below.

‘Sludge’ follows Squid’s ‘Town Centre’ EP, which came out last year via Speedy Wunderground.

In a four-star review of ‘Town Centre’, NME wrote: “The Brighton five-piece prove themselves one of the most exciting bands of 2019 with this fascinating record of left-field post-punk and masterful storytelling.

“With this depth of storytelling existing alongside a successful encapsulation of the band’s brilliant, lauded live show, ‘Town Centre’ pushes Squid forwards with yet more evidence of what a fascinating young band they are.

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“When they allow themselves the space to explore this weirdness fully on a debut album, the results could well be stunning.”

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