Today sees the release of MEER’s new  album, Playing House, which you can stream right here, on Karisma Records, and the alternative rock orchestra has celebrated in style, revealing a video for the track Beehive.  

The video, which features an animated series of paintings, was filmed, edited and produced by Beth Madeley. It is a stunning animation, about which the band had this to say:

The Beehive video is made by the amazing animator and illustrator Beth Madeley. We gave Beth full artistic freedom to make her visual interpretation of the song, and we are awestruck with what she came up with. “

Watch + share:MEER – Beehive (official music video)

A band whose music is mix of orchestral pop, classical music and progressive rock, MEER started life as a duo in Hamar, Norway, in 2008, expanding to become an eight piece whose individual musicians brought with them their own styles, musical interests and influences, to create an interesting eclectic sound.  

With Playing HouseMEER‘s lineup of Johanne Kippersund on vocals, Knut Kippersund on vocals, Eivind Strømstad on guitar, Åsa Ree on violin, Ingvild Nordstoga Eide on viola, Ole Gjøstøl on keyboards, Morten Strypet on bass and Mats Lillehaug on drums have created a sophomore album with a massive sound whose melodies and harmonies bring with them a few surprises.

The new album Playing House was Recorded at Ocean Sound Recording and Tanken, with producer Lars Gärtner Fremmerlid (Einar Stray Orchestra) at the helm, and with artwork by Helena Haglund and Simen Skari .

Formed in Hamar, Norway, in 2008, originally as a duo known as Ted Glen Extended, MEER has expanded its lineup to eight (!) members. The additional members  brought with them their own individual styles and musical interests and influences, and it is therefore not surprising that MEER‘s music is as eclectic, and interesting, as it is today.

Playing House will be available in CD, Digital and 2xLP formats, and is now available to order here in Europe and here in the USA.

Below links and a PRESS DOWNLOAD. Please use the new album for reviews + airplay. Support independent artists and labels. Thank you very much!

1. Picking Up The Pieces     
2. Beehive     
3. All At Sea   
4. Songs Of Us   
5. Child   
6. You Were A Drum 
7. Honey   
8. Across The Ocean   
9. She Goes   
10. Where Do We Go From Here?   
11. Lay it Down 

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