PREMIÈRE: Peru’s Ati Lane Shows Her Fragility In Latest Video21 August, 2020
Simultaneous to the release of her second EP, Miedo, Amor y Vida, Peru’s Ati Lane presents a video for “Pieles”, a song that has been circulating for the past few weeks. What comes from Ati Lane, born Solange Santa Cruz, is a midpoint between the melancholy of Latin folk pop and the electric sound of rock and shoegaze, her songs offering a contrast between what the voice and guitars can express.
In the specific case of “Pieles” there is a certain cadence that brings the song closer to blues territory, giving the perfect sorrowful atmosphere that the lyrics need (“maybe I loved you without measuring / how much I gave you”). The video, recorded in natural areas of Pachacamac, captures this whole concept, presenting us with a fragile Ati Lane, dressed in white and with a crown of thorns, radiating a purity that contrasts with the darkness in clothing and attitude of the musicians who accompany her.
Both the video for “Pieles” and the Miedo, Amor y Vida EP will be released on August 28. The latter, as the name suggests, further explores this notion of insecurities and pain as side effects of love throughout our lives.
Watch the video to “Pieles” exclusively below:
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