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Nilüfer Yanya shares a new video for ‘Thanks 4 Nothing’

It harnesses a “70s vibe with occult twists where nothing really goes according to plan”.

Nilüfer Yanya is back with her first single of 2018!

Following on from ‘Baby Luv’, ‘Thanks 4 Nothing’ details some of the darker thoughts surrounding a break-up and is, in her own words, about “drawing a final line under something that should have ended a long time ago. The song shows you can be bitter and grateful about it at the same time”. It’s also accompanied by a video directed by creative duo ENERGYFORCE.

Speaking of the video, Nilüfer said: “We wanted to make the Handmaid’s Tale meets Pulp Fiction. It carries a strong outdated 70s vibe with occult twists where nothing really goes according to plan and nothing really happens. This echoes both the current political climate and the inner failings of a relationship, both cult like in their own way and blindly following one another. Shot on 16mm film for that cinematic effect”.

As well as sharing the new single, Nilüfer’s also announced a string of European tour dates for April, which includes a UK run in May. The run includes her biggest headline show to date at London’s Village Underground on 29th May. Tickets are on sale now.

Catch up with our Class of 2018 chat with Nilüfer here.

Watch the video for ‘Thanks 4 Nothing’ and see Nilüfer’s upcoming UK tour dates below.

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18 Brighton, The Great Escape

19 Cardiff, Buffalo Bar

20 Manchester, Deaf Institute

21 Birmingham, Sunflower Lounge

22 Barrow-In-Furness, Barrow Library

23 Glasgow, Broadcast

24 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

29 London, Village Underground

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