video premiere: with their latest track & video, bell’s roar honors the black lives matter movement and the work of local activists – “black lives”

October 20, 2015

Today we’re premiering the new video from bell’s roar – ‘Black Lives’. The track is from their forthcoming album, ‘Second Chances Vol. 1‘ (out November 13th on Firebrand Records). bell’s roar, aka Sean Desiree, tells us that “The video is in honor of the work of local activists and illustrates the ripples of grief felt throughout all of our communities.” They add, “It is a show of devotion to the Black Lives Matter Movement.” Their camp say, “The song captures a range of emotions within its colorful instrumentation. bell’s roar writes music that speaks to their experiences with racism, being queer, etc. True to the DIY nature of the project, Sean Desiree filmed and edited the video themselves.” Check out the video below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor



artwork by Alisa Sikelianos-Carter

taken by Alisa Sikelianos-Carter

 taken by Rosy Sunshine

Exclusive stills from the video 

Song Credits
Producer Joshua Gruft
Executive Producer Sean Desiree

Video Credits
Filmed & Edited by Sean Desiree

The song was mixed and mastered by Mark Lombardo.