Citizen Releases New Super-Charged Anthem ‘Hyper Trophy’

Michael Major
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Renowned alternative rock band Citizen releases new anthemic track “Hyper Trophy,” perfect for fast drives with windows down. “Hyper Trophy” is the second offering from their forthcoming fifth album Calling The Dogs due October 6. Directed by guitarist Mason Mercer, the accompanying video finds the band in the middle of an undefined pursuit.

On the making of the video, Mercer shares, “Using infrared and thermal imaging, we filmed on a pitch black desert ranch in SoCal in the middle of the night wrapping at 4am… We couldn’t see anything, but the camera could see everything. Our themes were kept purposefully ambiguous and left simply at ‘pursuit’ and ‘mission’.”

About “Hyper Trophy,” Kerekes shares, “Sometimes, though you are trying hard to accomplish something, it can’t be done. This song is about a relentless pursuit of an objective, but still failing – which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. If you find something you love and pour everything you have into that, I find that admirable regardless of the outcome.”

“Hyper Trophy” follows the band’s last single “If You’re Lonely,” which served as a compelling introduction to Citizen’s…

Michael Major

2023-08-22 15:37:29 , "Anthem Arizona" – Vivrr Local ,

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