The clip sees the band’s Ben Hozier and Nikki Belfiglio heading out and about in The Big Apple.
Speaking about the track’s meaning, Ben says: “On New Year’s Eve in 2007 my best friend Charlie drowned in the Charleston River.
“We had spent every day of that fall semester together; playing records and scheming plans for our great unformed rock and roll band at the University of South Carolina. I’ve been trying to write him a worthy song since then and only recently found the melody that felt like him. For the video, me and Nikki took a day-trip to Staten Island and took turns photographing each other.”
The band are set to begin a UK tour tonight (4th July) in Bristol at The Fleece.
View the dates and watch the ‘Charlie’ video below.
04 Bristol, Fleece
05 Brighton, Haunt
07 Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
08 Birkenhead, Library
10 Manchester, Soup Kitchen
11 Birmingham, Sunflower Lounge
12 London, The Dome
13 Latitude Festival
14 Nottingham, Bodega Social Club
16 Nijmegen, Valkhof Festival
17 Trier, Exhaus
19 Port Grimaud, Plage De Rock (with Parquet Courts)
21 Benicassim Festival