Gruff Rhys has unveiled the video for ‘Lost Tribes’, the latest single to be taken from his new album ‘American Interior’, released earlier this year - watch the footage below.
Keeping with the album’s theme, the song is about 18th century explorer John Evans’ misguided quest to find a lost Welsh tribe in the American interior - thought to be descendants of the mythical 12th century prince - Madog.
The video was directed by Dylan Goch, and features Gruff Rhys dressed as a Welsh radical, with Evans represented by a 3ft tall felt avatar designed by Pete Fowler and the Felt Mistress.
Following the single release, Gruff will head off on a European tour that includes dates at the Pepper Canister Church, Dublin (16th - 17th December) and the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff (18th -20th).
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