Bring Me The Horizon have started a new chapter in their seeming neverending creative story. In sharing their single sTraNgeRs with the world today, Bring Me The Horizon introduce us all to the next phase of their acclaimed POST HUMAN EP series. sTraNgeRs is accompanied by a video that highlights the song's lyrical intention of bringing mental health struggles out of the darkness, and into the light. Vocalist Oli Sykes shares
"The song came out of a long writing trip in LA, and as soon as the lyric ‘we’re just a room full of strangers’ came it took on such a deeper double meaning - how it would feel to be performing it live as that’s what it is.. all strangers connecting on this mad level.. and that it was like rehab. Coming out of lockdown and the pandemic, everyone is recovering from something and I’m so aware that so many people struggle daily with differing traumas, and just wanted to stress that they’re not in this alone… and we’re a community here to help each other”
In a statement issued with sTraNgeRs, the band explain that they wanted to share their very personal mental health journeys to help and inspire others and asked fans if they would like to anonymously contribute and play a part in this very special process. The response was overwhelming and these stories formed the narrative behind the official video and some very unique short form clips, which have been revealed across the band’s socials this past week. These shorts formed the haunting and cinematic mini film that accompanies sTraNgeRs, which gives a surreal glimpse into this very personal world.
Bring Me The Horizon will headline Good Things Festival's run on Australia's East Coast in December. Prior to the release of sTraNgeRs, the band has been on a busy creative run, with collaborations with Machine Gun Kelly, Ed Sheerhan, and many, many more as they continue to bridge the gap between metalcore and the mainstream.
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