Blacktop Mojo debuted the video for its latest single this week.
The band premiered the video for its new single ‘Prodigal‘ on Tuesday. The song is taken from the band’s most recent full-length studio recording, Burn The Ships (2017). Musically speaking, the song presents a power ballad style composition that is familiar to a wide range of listeners.
In regards to its lyrical content, front man Matt James explained in an interview that the song centers, lyrically, on that drive that everyone has to get out and explore the world.
“We had fun making this video with some of our good friends from our hometown acting out the main parts,” James said. “We felt like the father-son dynamic in the video really reflected the song’s theme. The song is sort of autobiographical. It’s about the experience of growing up in a small town and always talking about ‘getting out’ one day. No matter where or how far you go, though, you always have a little bit of where you came from that you take with you.”
‘Prodigal’ is just the latest single that the band has released from Burn The Ships. The album has also produced the singles ‘Where The Wind Blows,’ ‘Underneath‘ and ‘Dream On‘ (Aerosmith cover). Burn The Ships is streaming online now here. The album’s full track listing is noted below.
Burn The Ships Track Listing:
1. Where The Wind Blows
2. End Of Days
3. Burn The Ships
5. Shadows On The Wall
8. 8000 Lines
9. Dog On A Leash
10. Make A Difference
12. Dream On
Blacktop Mojo announced late last year that it had launched a PledgeMusic campaign to fund the creation of its third as-yet untitled full-length studio recording. In the time since that announcement, the band reached its goal.
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