NYLON premieres music video for “Is This Ready?” by Sleep Thieves

Nylon Premiere

Sleep Thieves, the Dublin-based synth pop trio of Sorcha Brennan, Wayne Fahy, and Keith Byrne, are known for creating music both intimate and haunting, and their latest release, “Is This Ready?”, is no exception. And now, the group has turned one of their brooding tunes into a full-on horror show in their new music video, premiering right here on NYLON.

The song’s lyrical content was inspired by Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s 1892 short story “The Yellow Wallpaper,” which tells the haunting tale of a young woman’s descent into psychosis. The eeriness of the lyrics are felt throughout the visual, as it portrays a woman victimized by the patriarchy in a dystopian society. Using classic horror film video techniques like intense close-ups and strobe lights, the group’s nightmarish vision comes to life while their dark, synth-pop tune plays throughout. READ MORE…

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