Photo by Jen Miller

D.C.-based dream-pop outfit Humble Firehave followed up their last album Builder with a cover of Tear For Fear’s 80’s classic “Mad World.”

They have released the reworked version of the classic after living in Washington, D.C. during the Trump era, finding a new way to look at the song and focusing on the “the outrage felt by people who want to make positive change in a world marked by absurdity,” while also giving the lyrics new layers of dimension.

Today we have the pleasure of premiering the music video for their take on “Mad World. The video, directed by Jen Meller and edited by Raul Zahir De Leon, features singer Nefra Faltas as she wanders through a dreamlike maze, struggling to reconnect with bandmates Dave Epley and Jason Arrol. The video perfectly captures the state of mind and feeling of the times and helps continue to give the song a whole new lease of life.

Enjoy the video for “Mad World” posted below and find the band’s upcoming East Coast tour dates posted following the video.

Humble Fire Tour Dates:

5/2 :: Washington, DC – The Pie Shop

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