CHVRCHES Release Dramatic, Foggy "Miracle" Video

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CHVRCHES Release Dramatic, Foggy "Miracle" Video

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES have shared a new video for “Miracle,” taken from their forthcoming album Love Is Dead, out on May 25 via Glassnote Records.

Following previously released singles “Never Say Die,” “My Enemy” (featuring The National’s Matt Berninger) and “Get Out,” the Stephen Mac-produced “Miracle” may be their most overt radio pop song yet, as it features light production, EDM-like synths and percussion, and Mayberry’s sugary pop vocals asking for reciprocation or assurance of feelings from the subject of her romance.

The new Warren Fu-directed video features Mayberry and the band walking through a foggy backdrop as they somehow remain unscathed while vigilante street gangs fight each other nearby. The high-concept video features a dramatic climax in which a glowing blue heart explodes (perhaps a nod to the album title) and Mayberry is splattered with blue paint.

The band has announced a 14-date fall North American tour with stops in San Diego, Seattle, St. Paul, Asheville, Nashville and Boston, among others. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 27 at 10 a.m. local time, with $1 from each ticket benefitting Girls Rock Camp via Plus 1.

CHVRCHES  also recently covered Beyonce’s “XO” as part of a live session on the Honda Stage for their official Vevo page. Watch their Beyonce cover here.

Watch the new video for “Miracle,” listen to CHVRCHES’ 2013 Daytrotter Session and check out their upcoming tour dates below. You can preorder Love Is Dead here.

CHVRCHES Tour Dates:

May
26 — Swansea, U.K. @ Radio1 Biggest Weekend
31 — Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera

June
03 — New York, N.Y. @ The Governors Ball
08 — Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands @ Best Kept Secret
10 — Manchester, U.K. @ Parklife
17 — Camden, N.J. @ Bb&T Pavilion
22 — Nehausen Ob Eck, Germany @ Southside Festival
22 — Scheessel, Germany @ Hurricane Festival
29 — Panensky Tynec, Czech Republic @ Aerodrome
30 — St Gallen, Switzerland @ Openair St Gallen

July
06 — Werchter, Belgium @ Rock Werchter
08 — Glasgow, U.K. @ TRNSMT Festival
11 — Linz, Austria @ Ahoi The Full Hit of Summer
13 — Alges, Portugal @ NOS Alive
15 — London, U.K. @ Citadel Festival
27 — Yuzawa, Japan @ Fuji Rock

August
02 — Chicago, Ill. @ Lollapalooza 
03 — St Charles, Iowa @ Hinterland Music Festival
06 — Denver, Colo. @ Ogden Theatre
09 — Ogden, Utah @ Ogden Twilight
31 — Stradbally, Ireland @ Electric Picnic

September
20 — San Diego, Calif. @ Open Air Theatre
26 — Portland, Ore. @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
27 — Vancouver, British Columbia @ Commodore Ballroom
29 — Seattle, Wash. @ Paramount Theatre

October
03 — St. Paul, Minn. @ Palace Theatre
04 — Milwaukee, Wis. @ Riverside Theater
08 — Birmingham, Ala. @ Iron City Birmingham
09 — Asheville, N.C. @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
10 — Atlanta, Ga. @ The Tabernacle
11 — New Orleans, La. @ The Joy Theater
15 — Nashville, Tenn. @ Ryman Auditorium
16 — Charlotte, N.C. @ The Fillmore
18 — Washington, D.C. @ The Anthem
20 — Boston, Mass. @ Orpheum Theatre

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