Actor and musician David Duchovny takes heart stage within the music video for “Stranger within the Sacred Heart,” the newest providing from his 2018 album Every Third Thought Westbound Kyd.
The video options footage from the singer’s Australian tour final yr. The tune’s lyrics confront faith and the aftermath of his father’s passing, and Duchovny treats the stay efficiency like a transcendental expertise that replicate the deeper bonds he has to his music.
In a ready assertion, Duchovny shares the background of “Stranger,” saying, “We have been touring Europe and in Paris, which is the place my dad died over ten years in the past now, and I used to be pondering lots about him and pondering what tune I’d sing with him in thoughts that night time, and I used to be staying in Montmartre and I learn concerning the Sacre Coeur [The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris]….once I bought there I used to be nonetheless pondering of my dad and I used to be informed that at this church individuals pray not for themselves however for others, not even individuals they know, however humanity generally."
“So I went in and tried to hope that manner, and I don’t pray, I’ve by no means prayed but it surely felt proper in that place," he provides. "And it struck me as a pure faith or what actual faith is: Praying for others, not your self. Playing another person’s half. So the tune got here from that way of thinking and time.”
The video drives residence the wholehearted method Duchovny takes as a performer, weaving a deeply private meditation right into a confirmed crowd-pleaser and connecting the message instantly with followers. Duchovny continues his tour by way of Europe in February, with extra info out there here.
Check out the video for “Stranger within the Sacred Heart” solely on Billboard under.