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Best Ex debuts her new video for ‘Lonely Life’, and announces two UK shows

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Best Ex debuts her new video for ‘Lonely Life’, and announces two UK shows

Best Ex has shared her new video for ‘Lonely Life’, the latest track taken from her ‘Ice Cream Anti-Social’ EP, out now via Alcopop! Records. A song about feeling disconnected and a bit lonely, the clip sees Mariel Loveland sort-of-enjoying-but-not-really, some cake, confetti, and balloons.

Mariel says of the track: “When I wrote ‘Lonely Life’ I had been struggling a really long time with the feeling that no matter what, no matter who I was with, no matter how many people loved me, I would really always feel sort of alone. The world is a dreadfully lonely place, and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel that in my core every single morning when I wake up.

“For me, it’s just one of those things you have to get on with, and that’s what I wrote the song about – getting on with the constant feeling that something is missing. It’s about just accepting that sadness as a sour, not-so-great part of life like living with a laptop that barely works because you can’t afford a new one, or a cracked phone screen because it works just fine even if it’s broken.”

Mariel’s also announced a couple of free UK shows – catch her at Banquet in Kingston on 2nd November, and at Four Quarters in London the following day:

02 Banquet, Kingston [tickets]
03 Four Quarters, London [tickets]

Watch ‘Lonely Life’ below.

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