Pennan Brae Is Giving Up ‘Weed & Whisky Women’ With New Release

Vancouver rocker Pennan Brae returns with another retro-cool lyric video, for his new single, ‘Weed & Whisky Women’. Continuously taking inspiration from the 70s and 80s for his sound, ‘Weed & Whisky Women’ doesn’t disappoint, as it kicks off Pennan’s 9th album, ‘Cinema’, which came out on June 25th, 2021. The lead single of the 11-track album was mixed by producer Kirk Kelsey (The Smashing Pumpkins).

The production on ‘Weed & Whisky Women’ is turned up a bit and shakes things up; it has a fresh and psychedelic sound, with female vocals that weave in and out, adding a new richness and depth to the fast-paced song. Nonetheless, it’s still a classic Pennan Brae song, with dream-like guitar riffs and strong beating bongo drums. The lyrics play out like a reminder to no one else but Pennan: a reminder as to why he’s giving up weed & whisky women.

Like most Pennan videos, the clip for ‘Weed & Whisky Women’ transports the viewer back to the psychedelic world of the 70s. Director Rob Fitzgerald pulls inspiration from the psychedelic, tiki-hut world of the ‘70s, opening with three silhouettes of dancing girls doing a hula. As the lyrics start to appear on the screen, the background changes into a never-ending lava lamp. Colours and images swirl together in a large clump. Yet another truly sensational clip from Brae and Fitzgerald, which leaves us in strong anticipation for what they will come up with next.

Find Pennan Brae online on his official website.

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