Neck Deep premiere new single and video ‘Heartbreak Of The Century’

Neck Deep / Photo: Elliott Ingham

Attention all cinephiles: you are cordially invited to the premiere of ‘Heartbreak Of The Century,’ the newest single and music video from Welsh band Neck Deep. The track is described as “a classic sounding Neck Deep song, catchy, angsty, pacey, powerful and a little bit pathetic,” by vocalist Ben Barlow, complete with an Academy Award deserving music video.

Barlow continues, “We took the idea of ‘the heartbreak of the century’ and imagined if you could actually win an award for that. So there we had it- a shitty Oscar’s, where we won the heartbreak of the century award. We wanted the video to feel classic/ nostalgic, something that was entertaining to watch rather than your usual. It features some of our best (worst) acting to date and is one of our favorite videos we’ve ever done.”

‘Heartbreak Of The Century’ follows up the band’s 2022 single ‘STFU,’ which was filled with heavy guitar riffs and driving drum fills. The track feels like a callback to the band’s early days, whilst still pushing them in a new and exciting direction right into ‘Heartbreak Of The Century.’

Neck Deep’s fourth album ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ was released in 2020 via Hopeless Records. With singles ‘Sick Joke,’ ‘I Revolve (Around You),’ ‘Fall,’ ‘When You Know,’ and ‘Lowlife,’ ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ marks an epiphany of true self-belief for its creators.

Over the last decade, Neck Deep have gatecrashed the charts, both at home and internationally, sold hundreds of thousands of records and concert tickets, graced magazine covers all over the world, and toured with some of the biggest names in the business in the process. As the band enters its second decade as a band, you’d continue to be foolish betting against the boys from Wrexham.

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