“In Cold Blood” – Alt-J [YouTube Music Video]

LYRICS

01110011
Crying zeros and I’m hearing 111s
Cut my somersaults and my backflip
Pool, summer, summer, pool, pool summer
Kiss me
Hair the way the sun really wants it to be
Whiskey soda, please, your G&T is empty
Chairs, inflatables have sunk to the bottom
Pool, summer, summer, pool, pool summer
Kiss me

(Now you dive in)
Callie, let’s dive, dive down
To the pool’s bottom where we belong
Callie, we’re sinking like a bleeding stone
All above crowd around so fucking loud

Mister
Caspian’s killer told me so
Lalalala-la-la
Heard it now on the radio
Lalalala-lalala
My pool summer, summer, pool, summer vibes killed
In cold blood

01110011
Crying zeros and I’m hearing 111s
Lifeless back slaps the surface of the pool
Pool killer, killer, pool, pool killer
Kiss me

Mister
Caspian’s killer told me so
Lalalala-la-la
Heard it now on the radio
Lalalala-lalala
My pool summer, summer, pool, summer vibes killed
In cold blood

Lalalala-la-la
(In cold blood, in cold blood)
Lalalala-la-la
Lalalala-la-la
(In cold blood)
Lalalala-la-la
(Caspian’s killer told me so)
Lalalala-la-la
Lalalala-la-la
(Caspian’s killer told me so)
Lalalala-la-la
Lalalala-la-la
Lalalala-la-la
In cold blood

Alt-J have shared a graphic music video for “In Cold Blood,” the second single from their upcoming album, Relaxer. Watch it above, courtesy of the band’s YouTube.

If blood and dismembered body parts make you squeamish, then perhaps you should cover your eyes. Directed by Caspar Balslev, the video features a wood mouse exploring its terrain when it suddenly comes across a gruesome murder scene.

The band shared some interesting information about the song on their Facebook page:

It’s a song we began writing in our Leeds days and finished last year in London. The brass was recorded at Abbey Road; the keyboards were done on a Casiotone that cost £1.05 on eBay; and no-one is quite sure where the key change came from. We hope you enjoy it.

Relaxer is scheduled to be released on June 2, 2017. Pick it up on Amazon. Earlier this month, Alt-J shared “3WW.”

For more, check out the Alt-J Zumic artist page.