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London rockers BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE have released a video for their acoustic rendition of 'Vertigo', a track taken from their latest album Yugen, released on 25th May 2018 via Long Branch Records.

Check out the video here:

Vocalist/guitarist Paul Visser comments on the track: 

"This is a song about admitting you're scared of something and doing it anyway. We actually tried it as a full band arrangement but it never really clicked until we stripped everything out and it became a simple acoustic track."

BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE have a busy summer of live shows, including a tour with Ravenface and a one-off show supporting Skunk Anansie at London's O2 Brixton Academy. 

04.05.19 UK, Charisworth - Teddy Rocks Festival
28.05.19 UK, Derby - Hairy Dog /w Ravenface
29.05.19 UK, Stoke-On-Trent - The Underground /w Ravenface
30.05.19 UK, Guildford - The Holroyd Arms /w Ravenface
31.05.19 UK, Bournemouth - The Anvil /w Ravenface
01.06.19 UK, Northampton - The Lab /w Ravenface
02.06.19 UK, London - Camden Rocks Festival / The Black Heart
20.07.19 UK, Gloucestershire - Amplified Festival
08.08.19 UK, London - 229 Venue /w Hypophora
09.08.19 UK, Southampton - Joiners /w Hypophora
17.08.19 UK, London - Brixton Academy /w Skunk Anansie

BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE create dense, powerful rock music that combines fearless complexity, aggressive heaviness and beautiful, hook-laden melody.  

With a gargantuan sound and energetic live performance, the three-piece hailing from London have been unleashing their ferociously tight show across Europe, including a UK tour with HED p.e, several headline runs and much-lauded appearances at Standon Calling, Planet Rockstock, Camden Rocks Festival, German Taubertal Festival and more.  

Having played alongside heavyweights such as Biffy Clyro, Editors and Skunk Anansie and with a dedicated, growing fanbase, BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE demand your attention.

Purchase or stream Yugen here:


Paul Visser - Vocals, Guitar
David Ferguson - Bass, Vocals
Billy Freedom - Drums