For Those I Love – aka David Balfe – released a football-inspired music video for his hit track “To Have You”.
The electronic artist dropped the new visual amid the football festivities during the Euros, straight from Tolka Park in Dublin, which premiered on The FADER this morning.
“The journey to football can feel like a pilgrimage. Every mixture of happiness, pain and glory is felt on the terraces every week, but it has been lost on all of us since the world changed overnight, ”he said.
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“Being back in the stands while ‘To Have You’ was filmed was like a shower of relief and beauty.”
The clip documents Dublin in its rawest form, celebrating the football spirit that Balfe once said he hosted himself and his friends while growing up in Dublin.
From his critically acclaimed debut album which came out earlier this year with a recurring football theme, the self-titled album even features Balfe’s hometown team, Shelbourne FC, or the Coolock Reds, on the cover. .
“The track is about survival a lot, reflecting on a world I and mine grew up in and confronting those who question it. I am blessed to be able to hear this in a new light now as it is mixed with art. of Niall, ”Balfe said.
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Directed by Niall Trask and produced by Dan Matthews, the couple said, “The video is about finding community in a time of sadness and disconnection.”
For These I Love is playing a sold-out UK tour in October. Check out the new visual for “To Have You” below.
Gemma Ross is Mixmag’s digital intern, follow her on Twitter