Acclaimed English singer-songwriter Richard Walters has returned with a sublime new single titled ‘This Is Where It Ends,’ out everywhere now. Written and produced in conjunction with long-time collaborator Patrick James Pearson, the track is the first release for Walters since signing to Cooking Vinyl. You can watch the video – a tale of vampire self-acceptance – to ‘This Is Where It Ends’ below.
Through the years Walters has quietly been garnering critical acclaim as a solo artist across a ten-year career which has seen him release four albums and four EPs to-date. His beautiful and ethereal voice – an undimmed light throughout his output – can be found weaving its way through the fabric of ‘This Is Where It Ends’ to brilliant effect on a track that finds Walters’ song-writing as sharp as it is melancholic.
Walters says of the single: “It’s a song about acceptance and responsibility, admitting that something ending and dissolving is sometimes for the best… I was thinking about the end of a public relationship, some imaginary Hollywood power couple pulling apart something so personal in front of a scrutinising audience, being watched by ‘a million stars going grey’ as they let their life together fold…choosing the right words and doing so with dignity and humility, letting things end without drama or ankle biting.” The video for ‘This Is Where It Ends’ comes from director Theo Watkins, who claims it is “Inspired by the look and feel of British horror chillers from the 1960’s and 70’s, we wanted to tell a darkly humorous yet heartfelt story.”