Watch Adiam’s gloomy “Dark Lake” Video

Its raw and dark in all the right ways.

September 22, 2015

Adiam, the Swedish singer has released the first video "Dark Lake" from her upcoming EP Dark Lake, which is set to be released this October. The video begins with a shot of bubbles underneath a black sea and then switches to a wide clear shot of a rocky lake coast, all captured in black and white. Her vocals then pierce into the scene, her signing: On a dark lake / And I can’t sleep/ Fear is a bell that wakes up everything. The imagery in the video is repetitive, eerie, and gloomy, neatly complementing her eerie vocals.


"I shot the visuals with a group of friends on Gotland, an island off the coast of Sweden,” Adiam said in an email to The FADER. “It's a special place to me that I have been going to all my life. The island has a surreal quality. It is raw and rich, gloomy and beautiful at the same time. To me, Dark Lake is a reminder that sometimes we have to let go of our doubts and insecurities and stop worrying so much. It's about the power that lies in facing one’s own fears."

Watch Adiam’s gloomy “Dark Lake” Video