PAULINE MURRAY has revealed a video for her new solo single.

The presence of an acoustic guitar in the video belies the upbeat synth-pop of 'Shadow In My Mind', the second single to be taken from the PENETRATION and INVISIBLE GIRLS frontwoman's third solo album Elemental.

“Shadow In My Mind’ has only ever been performed as part of my acoustic set,” explains Pauline. “The song is about the dialogue we constantly have with ourselves both positive and negative and how we can be our own best friend or our own worst enemy.”

The video was filmed at Polestar Studios, the recording and rehearsal space established by Pauline in 1990, based in Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

“I am rocking my new suit, which was bought just before lockdown, for the first time,” she adds. “It’s not the most groundbreaking video but was fun to do on a sweltering hot day (last Saturday). The song was originally performed acoustically so it’s nice to get back to that.”

The track features ROXY MUSIC legend Paul Thompson on drums, plus the Invisible Girls' Steve Hopkins on keys and Penetration bassist Robert Blamire, who also produced the record.

Pauline will be performing tracks from Elemental, as well as revisiting material from the Invisible Girls era when she supports PSYCHEDELIC FURS on tour next spring. Dates are...

April 28 - Nottingham Rock City
April 29 - Bristol Academy
May 1 - Liverpool Academy
May 2 - Glasgow Barrowland
May 3 - Manchester Academy 2
May 5 - Cambridge Junction

Buy 'Shadow In My Mind' here.

Elemental is out through Polestar Records on 25 September. It's available to pre-order here.

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