Moses Sumney – “Doomed” Video

Soulful, ambient singer-songwriter Moses Sumney has really made a name for himself in recent years with a series of singles and EPs and a stirring, barebones live show. Today, to mark his signing to indie mainstay Jagjaguwar, he’s sharing the video for a supremely lovely new song called “Doomed.” The whole thing is a dreamlike synthetic swoon topped off by Sumney’s incomparable falsetto, which manages to sound both angelic in its beauty and deeply human in its cracking fragility. Director Allie Avital’s video is just as compelling, framing Sumney in darkly lit underwater shots that eventually turn out to be more alarming than you might expect. Watch below.

“Doomed” is from Sumney’s debut Jagjaguwar full-length. That’s all we know for now, but you can purchase “Doomed” here and catch Sumney on tour all over the world this year:

06/30 New Orleans, LA @ Essence Festival
07/07 Winchester, UK @ Blissfields Festival
07/08 London, UK @ Somerset House
07/23 Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Fest
08/11 Brooklyn, NY @ BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
09/02 Dorset, UK @ End of the Road Festival
09/22 San Diego, CA @ Irenic
09/24 Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
09/26 San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
09/28 Seattle, WA @ Crocodile
09/29 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
09/30 Vancouver, BC @ St. James Hall
10/03 Minneapolis, MN @ Icehouse
10/04 Chicago, IL @ Old Town School of Folk
10/05 Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
10/09 Cambridge, MA @ Sinclair
10/11 Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
10/12 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10/14 Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
10/15 Atlanta, GA @ Afropunk Festival
10/17 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
10/18 Austin, TX @ Parish
10/25 Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre
10/30 Brighton, UK @ Komedia
10/31 London, UK @ Islington Town Hall
11/02 Paris, FR @ Pitchfork Music Festival
11/03 Bruges, BE @ Cactus Club
11/05 Eindhoven, NL @ So What’s Next?
11/07 Cologne, DE @ Kulturkirche
11/08 Prague, CZ @ Meetfactory
11/09 Munich, DE @ Ampere
11/12 Berlin, DE @ Berghain Kantine
11/14 Copenhagen, DK @ Lille Vega
11/16 Amsterdam, NL @ Vondelkerk
11/17 Luxembourg, LU @ Sonic Visions Festival
11/18 Hamburg, DE @ Überjazz Festival: Kampnagel K2
11/20 Brussels, BE @ Botanique – Rotunde