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Hit of the week: Warhaus ‘Love’s A Stranger’

Warhaus – the solo project of Balthazar’s Maarten Devoldere – announce a brand new track ‘Love’s A Stranger’ out now on Play It Again Sam.

For the video Warhaus collaborated with Belgium film director and writer Wouter Bouvijn, who accompanied the band on a week long tour of France to gain background and B-roll footage. To the bands surprise the black and white video was cut from this on the road and live footage.

Warhaus and the good lies

For over 10 years now, Belgium-based indie rock band Balthazar has been peppering the international music scene with clever, cutting and eerily atmospheric tracks. And while they’ll continue to do so, founding member and lead singer Maarten Devoldere has just unveiled a side project known as Warhaus.

Their sound smolders with film-noir-like sexuality, reminiscent of Tom Waits both lyrically and vocally, but with the sensuous intermingling of female vocals. The lush, thumping orchestration allows two direct reactions: listeners can either brood mysteriously in a corner or shake their hips like they mean it. Tonight at Razzmatazz 3.