On May 7, Iceage will release their fifth album, Seek Shelter, via Mexican Summer. The Copenhagen band have already released two singles from the album, including “The Holding Hand” and “Vendetta” (which we named an Essential Track). Today they’ve shared another new single, “Shelter Song,” which comes paired with a video directed by Catherine Pattinama Coleman. The clip is a more intimate video depicting life with family and friends.
Coleman says in a press release, “Iceage asked me if I wanted to direct the video for ‘Shelter Song.’ As a childhood friend of theirs, it was important for me to showcase our friendship and the people we share everyday life with. So instead of making a video full of symbolism or a staged performance, I wanted to make a private and personal video close to our hearts. After a crazy year of COVID-19, the world in flames and structural racism peaking at such an extent, I wanted to create a meaningful piece, especially being a woman of color and fully in my third trimester. In the midst of a pandemic it’s important to remember that those of us who are privileged enough to have a roof over our heads, food, security, love and care, is something of great value. Love is not something one should not take for granted.”
Watch the video below.
Seek Shelter follows Iceage’s 2018 album Beyondless.
Iceage’s Beyondless is on our list of the Top 150 Albums of the 2010s.