Watch Holly Humberstone drops the video for ‘London Is Lonely’

“I wanted this video to sum up how I felt when I first moved to London”.

After sharing new track ‘London Is Lonely’ at the beginning of the year, Holly Humberstone has now dropped the accompanying video!

“I wrote London Is Lonely back in February 2020 right before the pandemic hit here in the UK,” she explains. “I had just moved out of my childhood home down to London and had spent the past few months feeling really trapped and alone in my tiny flat with strangers. London felt so intense and although there were so many people around me, I felt even more isolated and like I didn’t belong. I kind of lost myself in the city. I didn’t exactly know who I was anymore, and so going home and writing felt like my safe space to process everything. It’s funny now listening to the song almost two years on, post-pandemic, and feeling like nothing much has changed at all. I’m still trying to find my place here and make it my home and so it felt right to put this song out into the world right now, when so many other people are probably feeling lost right now too.

“I wanted this video to sum up how I felt when I first moved to London, when I was spinning out of control and awaiting an imminent collision. It looks like a lucid dream as I try to remain centred.”

Check it out now below.


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