Toronto-based artist, Merival – the moniker for Anna Horvath – has shared the video for her new single, “Sinner”, from her critically acclaimed debut album, Lesson, which is out now. The new video arrives in-line with news of Merival’s debut UK dates which are listed below.
Rubbing shoulders with the likes of Adrianne Lenker, Julia Jacklin and Haley Heynderickx, “Sinner”, was produced by Sam Gleason (Charlotte Cornfield, Omhouse). Shot with director, Adrienne McLaren, the video finds Anna drifting through a dreamlike scenario whilst thematically the track touches on a time when Anna felt the all-consuming guilt of falling in love with someone else whilst in a relationship.
“I sobbed and sobbed immediately after writing this song,” says Anna of “Sinner”, “I was dating someone, fell in love with someone else, enter all-consuming guilt. As someone who feels things very deeply, I was distraught at having these destructively exciting thoughts of someone else.”
September 12 – The Eagle Inn, Manchester
September 13 – Heaton Perk, Newcastle
September 14 – Rhôs-on-Sea, Pie Records
September 15 – Lion + Coffee Records, London (w/ Christof van der Ven of Bear’s Den)
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