New Jersey’s own Half Waif (aka Nandi Rose) just released her new music video for the song “Halogen 2”.
Rose talks about “Halogen 2”, both the song and the video in a press release: “‘Halogen 2’ is a song about isolation and the search for strength. The halogens are some of the most reactive elements on the periodic table, and in this song, winter and a life alone in the country are like halogen: an unrelenting force that produces change. I wrote this song at home in Upstate New York last March at a time when my sense of isolation was at its height. And yet I’ve always been someone who loves my alone time, so there was a sense of shame that I couldn’t handle it this time. I needed to tell myself and anyone witnessing my restlessness: ‘Don’t misunderstand, I do what I must.’ Nearly a year after writing the song, we shot most of the music video in the same location: my house and yard. The two opposing feelings presented by the verses and choruses are represented visually in the Blue World of cold, stagnant country life and the Orange World of the unfettered, fiery strength that lies beneath.”
Last month, Rose released her first single, “Ordinary Talk”, from the upcoming record, The Caretaker. On “Ordinary Talk”, Rose thinks about the heaviness of everyday moments. The combination of tears, self-doubt, and small talk, that comprise of being a person.
Rose kicks off the tour with the release show in Brooklyn, NY at Public Records.
5/5 – Boston, MA @ Cafe 939
5/6 – Northhampton, MA @ Iron Horse
5/7 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB
5/8 – Toronto, ON @ Baby G
5/9 – Detroit, MI @ Deluxx Fluxx
5/10 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas
5/12 – Washington, DC @ Songbyrd
5/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
5/15 – Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
5/16 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
5/18 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
5/20 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
5/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge
6/6 – Peterborough, NH @ The Thing in the Spring
^ The Caretaker release show