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Talitha Rise premieres video for new single Lifeboat with Prog

Talitha Rise

Talitha Rise has released a promo video for her new single Lifeboat. It's taken from her An Abandoned Orchid House album and features actor Rod Glenn, who appeared in the movies The More You Ignore Me and Monster.

"Lifeboat is that moment when you know you're in trouble," Talitha told us. "It could be a relationship or a situation where you don't know which way it's going to go, if you're going to 'sink or swim' and the lifeboat is literally the symbol of something coming in to tell you the answer. I recorded the song alone in my cottage in Sussex and I love the way it gave the track such a sense of warmth and intimacy whilst being bare.

"I was extremely lucky to work with talented actor Rod Glenn on this video (he's just been in The More You Ignore Me and Monster both films out this month) and director Jacob Zander. They both really got the emotion of the song and though it was a freezing day in the north sea (shot in South Shields) we really had the best time making it."

Talitha Rise will play The Komedia, Brighton on August 10 and The Angel Gallery, Totnes on August 31.

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.