The Lathums have followed up the release of their latest single ‘I’ll Get By’ with a brand new video for the track. When the line dancers originally hired for the video had to withdraw at the last minute, the video required the assistance of some local volunteers, with a team of ballroom dancers answering a late call to rescue the filming.
The ‘I’ll Get By’ video was directed by filmmaker, James Slater, and sees the Wigan four-piece travelling around the North West in a vintage station wagon. On the journey between Wigan and Blackpool, The Lathums are joined by a cast of eccentric performers, ranging from alpacas to Elvis impersonators.
James Slater explains: “I wanted the video to be a celebration of the different passions and personalities in the area where the band are from. A journey through a magical north. We hit some snags, including losing some Line Dancers, but somehow a troop of ballroom dancers answered our distress call and travelled from all across the North West to replace them and do the Cha Cha Cha! Our new cast ended up including a wrestler, some figure roller skaters, northern soul dancers, an Elvis impersonator, a drag queen and some Alpacas.”
The new single is taken from the band’s upcoming debut album, ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be’, which is out on 24th September. You can watch the brilliant video for ‘I’ll Get By’ below!Follow us on our socials:
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