Shining who released new album Animal in October have shared a stunning new video for Fight Song, described by multi-instrumentalist, vocalist & songwriter, frontman Jørgen Munkeby as, “a special song on our new album “Animal”. It is more synth driven than any other songs we’ve ever made, and it manages to both be vulnerable, beautiful, desperate and full on rock at the same time! I also love the fact that it’s a very different song than our previous single “Animal”.
Discussing the video he adds, “it was an amazing week in Iceland shooting on all of these out-of-this-world locations! Also, no CGI has been used whatsoever, so if you’re wondering if the perfectly placed rainbow is real, so yes – it’s real af! The weather gods were unusually helpful that week!”
From its retina-frying artwork to its relentless stream of memorable refrains, Animal is simply the ultimate 21st century party metal carnival. Entirely saxophone-free yet utterly unmistakable as a Shining release, it’s the Norwegians’ most startling record yet.
Although the new album was once again produced by Shining and their long-time associate Sean Beavan (Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, A Perfect Circle, etc.), esteemed studio guru Kane Churko (Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm, Papa Roach), son of the legendary Kevin, was brought in to complete the final mix. The results are dazzling, multi-dimensional and almost stupidly exciting.
Animal follows Shining’s ‘International Blackjazz Society’studio album  – also released on Spinefarm Records.