Anyone who knows and loves Frank Hamilton‘s particular brand of quirky and inventive songs might be panicking at the momentary suggestion from the headline above that he had decided to do a cover of Whigfield’s 1993 pop hit but thankfully, this is something altogether different.
Saturday Night is the second single from Hamilton’s forthcoming album Songs to Make Life Slightly Less Awkward (out 30 September) and it has instant appeal from the upbeat indie-pop sound to the lively accompanying video, filmed just last weekend on the first night of the all-night London Underground service.
The video tells the story of a journey home from a night out on the town. “The whole thing fascinates me,” he says. “People are weird enough without alcohol, loud music and a roomful of sexual tension. I love getting messy as much as the next person, but I often wonder what aliens would think if they landed on Clapham High Street at midnight on a Saturday.”
See our recent interview with Frank Hamilton, and catch the man himself live towards the end of the year when he hits the road for dates in London (12 December), Bristol (15), and Manchester (16).
Frank Hamilton – Saturday Night