Light the Torch has shared the visualizer for its new song “More Than Dreaming,” from its upcoming second album, “You Will Be the Death of Me” (June 25, 2021, Nuclear Blast Records; pre-order here).
Pre-save the album and listen to “More Than Dreaming” here; watch the visualizer below.
“I love starting the album with ‘More Than Dreaming,'” said vocalist Howard Jones. “It’s got great energy and bounce to it—exactly what you want as an opener. We are looking forward to playing this live. The wait is almost over!”
The visualizer is a three-dimensional version of the album artwork. Both the visualizer and album cover were created by guitarist Francesco Artusato.
“The idea for this artwork started developing in my head right after we were done with the first session of pre-production,” Artusato said. “I started seeing certain colors and this style in my head. To me, the music on this record in fact sounds like ‘those colors.’ The concept is pretty simple: You can see a torch in the middle and three flames coming out of it. The three flames represent the three of us. The addition of neons and fog was inspired by John Carpenter’s ’80’s movies.”
He continued: “Having all the artwork created in 3-D, I was able to place it in a CG environment, start animating some of the elements, and create some sort of story. I think in this case it works well with the ‘dream-like’ vibe of these visuals. Artwork and visual creativity have been a big part of my growth as an artist for the past few years and I love to be able to combine music and visuals in one project. It made this album even more special to me.”
Light the Torch previously shared the video for the first single, “Wilting in the Light,” which was directed by Ramon Boutviseth.