Gin Wigmore (Photo courtesy Girlie Action)
Gin Wigmore seems like she was custom-tailored for a Quentin Tarantino movie.
I say that because Gin has a penchant for gritty cinematic capers where something clearly has gone awry in the story as depicted in new videos for her third album, Blood to Bone.
The striking 29-year-old New Zealander also seems like she would be at home in a modern Tarantino gangster flick with her intense eyes and bluesy voice. Indeed, Gin sings some bluesy folk tunes on her new album, due out on August 28 via Mercury Records.
But Gin gets a bit edgier than some in depicting things like the sensation of falling for someone such as in the song “New Rush,” which plays out like a mad version of “The Most Dangerous Game.”
Watch the video for “New Rush” on YouTube:
Gin is touring in support of the new album, and she visits the Rock and Roll Hotel in DC on Friday, Sept. 11.
Blood to Bone marks a change in direction for Gin, and I think she’s going to find a receptive audience next month.
“The whole idea for this album was to write songs that pushed me beyond my comfort zone. There were so many genres of music that I was not ready to appreciate prior to making this album. It’s like a whole new part of my palette and appetite for music opened up before embarking on the writing of Blood to Bone,” Gin said in a press release.
“I liken it to when you’re a kid and can’t bear the thought of Brussel sprouts and mushrooms. With maturity, you find ways to make it work in your life to often be one of the tastiest items on your plate — you just have to be ready,” she said.
Tickets are available online.
w/ Patrick Park
Rock and Roll Hotel
Friday, Sept. 11