The Video Explained: Shopping - 'Straight Lines'



Who: Shopping are a post-punk three-piece formed in East London in 2012. They are; Rachel Aggs (guitar), Billy Easter (bass) and Andrew Milk (drums)

About The Track: 'Straight Lines'  is taken from the album 'Why Choose' out now via FatCat Records . The track is forged of  hastened yet monotonous vocals, angular propulsive bass lines, primitive disco-not-disco drums and sharp guitar lines.

The Video Explained:  “The video is a metaphor for being caught up in a constricting relationship that you know is ultimately shallow and poisonous,” says director Margarita Louca. “We played on Andrew’s lyrics — the idea of giving so much of yourself away (your life, love, money) to someone who treats you with contempt and dispassion — much like the inanimate objects littering the background of their life.”

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