THE WONDER YEARS release music video for ‘Laura & The Beehive’

THE WONDER YEARS release music video for ‘Laura & The Beehive’

The band’s new album, THE HUM GOES ON FOREVER, is out now on Hopeless Records

Photo Credit: Christopher Kitchen

Today, Philadelphia’s The Wonder Years share a live performance video for “Laura & The Beehive,” a standout tearjerker from their latest album, The Hum Goes On Forever.

Vocalist Dan Campbell is known for writing songs about death, but “Laura & The Beehive” captures his love and gratitude for the people who are still here. The performance was shot in a field of sunflowers just before their own season came to an end, and was filmed/directed by the same crew who produced the band’s recently-released documentary, Coughing Out Embers.

THE WONDER YEARS – ‘Laura & The Beehive’ (Live From A Sunflower Field)

The Wonder Years’ critically-acclaimed seventh studio album, The Hum Goes On Forever, finds the band facing an onslaught of things outside of their control; a scenario that’s only further exasperated by the fact that it’s also the first album they’ve made since Campbell became a father.

Between pre-vaccine pandemic logistics, anxiety, postpartum depression, inherited trauma, and a band searching for their deeper existential purpose, The Hum Goes On Forever was undoubtedly the most challenging record The Wonder Years has ever made. And while it may have taken them hell to get there, the resulting music speaks for itself.

Named for a poem in the booklet for their 2018 album Sister CitiesThe Hum Goes On Forever is a self-referencing masterpiece, and it finds The Wonder Years at their absolute, unequivocal peak. It’s a revealing representation of how the six members have all grown together as musicians; they know when to be restrained and when to explode, filling in space and emptiness as needed to create a record that mirrors the heart-torn urgency at its core.

Upcoming live dates:

06 BOURNEMOUTH The Old Fire Station – SOLD OUT
08 LONDON Electric Ballroom
09 BIRMINGHAM o2 Academy 2
10 SOUTHAMPTON Engine Rooms
13 MANCHESTER Academy 2
14 GLASGOW St Luke’s
15 LEEDS Stylus

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