Saturday, April 20, 2024

The Ballad Of Brother Pain

Following the recent announcement that two of its members, Brother Pain and Princess Luxury, were leaving their band, Evil Scarecrow decided to complete a video that was until then only in development, a video for the song ‘The Ballad of Brother Pain’.

As featured on Evil Scarecrow’s 2018 album Chapter IV: Antartarctica, it has become a firm fan favourite and outstrips all our other plays on Spotify of the band by a long stretch.

“This track has been special for us from the start,” said the band “Seeing everyone join in when we play it live is a joy and spotting all the “Does Your Mum Know Where You Are” limited edition shirts from Bloodstock 2019 is always a pleasure. Now of course it will be forever associated with our beloved Brother Dimitri Pain even after he leaves the band … possibly to go to Antartarctica, who knows?”

The animation was commissioned from Rusty Monkey Ltd; earlier this year, with the band commenting: “Their fantastic animator Iulia Matei has done a wonderful job of bringing Brother Pain’s visit to Antartarctica alive on our screens. Following the news of Brother Pain’s departure this seems like the most poignant time to release it.”

You can watch the video right here at RAMzine.

Paul H Birch
Paul H Birch
RAMzine Senior Writer - Writer of fiction, faction and fact, has edited several newsstand magazines. He declares himself a hack for hire but refuses to compromise on the subject of music.

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