The Band of Heathens Share ‘All I’m Asking’ Music Video
The Band of Heathens have released a music video for "All I'm Asking," the opening track of and lead single from their newest album, Duende. Readers can press play above to watch.
Shot in black and white, the Band of Heathens' "All I'm Asking" video features the band's members -- singer and guitarist Ed Jurdi, guitarist Gordy Quist, keyboard player Trevor Nealon, drummer Richard Milsap and bassist Scott Davis -- performing the song against a simple white backdrop. The song's lyrics, displayed in large block letters, are overlayed on the footage, framing the musicians' performances; during musical interludes, the words disappear, giving viewers full shots of the band.
For Duende, released in January, the Band of Heathens brought roughly 40 songs to the table. They recorded about 20 of them, mixed about 15 of them and selected 10 to fill the project’s track list. As fans listen, Jurdi tells The Boot, “you’ll hear that this is a band; this is a very collaborative effort.”
“Part of what I think makes the band great is, if someone has a really good idea, and it’s solid, and someone else challenges it and they make a valid point, it’s sort of like, ‘Okay, well, you know, how are we going to get to where we need to get to with this?'” he explains of the Heathens’ process in the studio. As long as a band member can defend their theory, and it seems sound, “there’s a lot of trust in terms of letting people follow their ideas.”
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