Watch New Video by the Black Watch

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Humorous clip from the beloved West Coast “literate guitar pop” (our term) combo.

By Fred Mills

Just over a year ago we published an interview with  songwriter/author John Andrew Fredrick, who talked about his long-running band the Black Watch. At the time he had just released a new BW album, Highs and Lows, of which our reviewer enthused, s always, guitar pop in all its infinite variations carries the day… Add in Frederick’s lyrics – beautifully crafted lines that blend literary allusion with colloquial accessibility – and the results are masterfully created songs.”

Such is the case with the new “Way Strange World” from the band – who also have a terrific, at times hilarious, new video for the track. Check it out, below.

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