With an EP set to arrive next year, and their headline show at Sebright Arms happening on 10th November, London’s Margot are sharing their newest single ‘Wait For You’.
Speaking on the song, Margot say: ‘I wrote the words for ‘Wait For You’ quite a few years ago. I was away in America for a year, and I was feeling homesick, lonely and frustrated. Couldn’t ever really settle. It was difficult not being with the one person who could bring me comfort, give me a hug, and tell me to get on with it and stop feeling sorry for myself.
“There were a lot of times I’d be on my own, sitting, walking, working, reading. I’d close my eyes in the sun and listen to the hum of the world and see images/hallucinations. I suppose this sort of meditation made me feel closer to the person and place I was far away from. Writing the song was also a source of comfort, a way to turn the loneliness into something creative and comforting.”
Accompanied by a video directed by the band themselves, they add, “The video was shot around Peckham and also around Kings Cross near where we record. The idea for the video came from thinking about the theme of isolation and waiting for someone you love to return, taken from the lyrics of the song - ‘In the sunshine, I wait for you there.’ Alex is seen floating alone on a pedalo, riding an empty tube, in a park with a football game behind him: situations where the environment and lack of company highlight his solitude. There is also an element of tongue-in-cheek with the long zooms and chicken shop dinner date for one. London can be a lonely city to exist in and the video also plays on this reality.”
Check it out below.
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