Torres – “Strange Hellos” Video

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Torres will release her new album, Sprinter, in May, and we heard the record’s seething first single, “Strange Hellos,” at the beginning of this year. Today, Torres released the Casey Pierce-directed video for the song, and it’s a stunning accompaniment. Torres barely breaks eye contact with the camera as she sings, and at a certain point she’s flanked by two ghoulish figures in chains. It’s a subtle exploration of cultish imagery, but its magnetism depends solely on Torres’ fervent performance. Watch the video and check out Torres’ tour dates below.

SXSW dates:
03/17 Austin, TX @ Ground Control Party at The Mohawk
03/18 Austin, TX @ Central Presbyterian Church
03/18 Austin, TX @ Pitchfork Party at The Mohawk
03/19 Austin, TX @ AV Club Party at Cheer Up Charlie’s
03/20 Austin, TX @ Culture Collide / Doc Martens Party at Bar 96
03/21 Austin, TX @ The Wild Honey Pie Party at Scoot Inn
03/21 Austin, TX @ Under The Radar Party at Central Presbyterian Church

Tour dates:
05/04 Saxapahaw, NC @ Haw River Ballroom (Supporting Jenny Lewis)
05/06 Nashville, TN @ The Stone Fox
05/08 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
05/09 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
05/11 Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock Live
05/12 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
05/13 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill
05/15 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
05/16 Seattle, WA @ Barboza
05/17 Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl
05/20 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
05/21 Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle
05/22 Detroit, MI @ UFO Factory
05/23 Toronto, ON @ The Garrison
05/27 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
06/25 Allston, MA @ Great Scott
06/26 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
06/27 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
06/28 Washington, DC @ DC9
06/30 Durham, NC @ The Pinhook
07/01 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
07/02 Chattanooga, TN @ Rhythm & Brews

5/6-5/17 & 5/21-5/27 Aero Flynn supporting

Sprinter is out 5/5 on Partisan.