ERASURE have shared the fabulous new video for their latest single, ‘Nerves of Steel’. The video featurs over 20 LGBTQIA+ stars, including several best known for their appearance on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Andy Bell has said: “This is my favourite track from the album, I am truly honoured that all our LGBTQIA+ friends were so creative during lockdown and helped us with this joyful video. Thanks for creating such a lovely piece of art!”
One of the video’s stars Manila Luzon said: “Nerves of Steel evokes the butterfly feelings I remember when first falling in love and nothing else in the world mattered — pure excitement and electricity!” while Detox explains, “Erasure has been an integral part of my queer soundtrack from early on and it was a tremendous honor to be included in their new work!”
The ‘Nerves of Steel’ video features (in alphabetical order): 6, Amanda Lepore, Aurora Sexton, Candis Cayne, Cara Melle, Cheddar Gorgeous, CT Hedden, Delta Work, Detox, Joey Jay, Kiki Xtravaganza, Manila Luzon, Mayhem Miller, Mercedes Tyler, Morgan Michaels, Nina West, Pandomonia, Pearl, Raja Gemini, Sherry Vine and Widow Von ‘Du.
The video is directed by Brad Hammer and edited by Tyler Stone.
Erasure’s eighteenth studio album, The Neon, is out on Mute on 21 August 2020, and available as pre-order exclusives on limited edition neon orange vinyl, limited edition neon green cassette and CD in a fold out orange foil blocked sleeve with fold out lyric and photography booklet, as well as on black vinyl, to download and stream.
Featured photo by Phil Sharp