Following last summer’s album Play With Fire, Californian punk trio L.A. Witch are sharing the deliciously noir visuals for album highlight ‘Motorcycle Boy’.
The track quite literally revs into existence. A rapturous statement of confidence, a combination of dynamic guitar solos and marching drum beats, anchored together by Sanchez’s sultry vocal. The video combines two of lead singer Sade Sanchez’s main passions, motorbikes and guitars, and is steeped in a type of hazy vintage nostalgia that has become synonymous with the band. Speaking about the video, L.A. Witch singer & guitarist Sade Sanchez explains:
“The song is inspired by Moto Boys like Mickey Rourke, Marlon Brando, and Steve McQueen, so of course we took a lot of inspiration from our favorite biker movies like The Wild One, Rumble Fish, On any Sunday, Easy Rider, Hells Angeles ’69 and The Girl on a Motorcycle. I had worked with (director) Ambar Navarro and Max on another project and loved their other work, so we wanted to work with them on this. They definitely did their homework and came up with a cool story line. I got to feature my bike that I’d been rebuilding during the pandemic. It was nice to shoot a video where you get to do two of your favorite things, riding motorcycles and play guitar.”
Play With Fire, the latest album from L.A. Witch, is out now via Suicide Squeeze Records.
Photo Credit: Marco Hernandez