Brand new video for Anja’s new single “Henry Lives”, out now on Sotones Records. Animation by Brook Morgan. The track also features Hollie Chapman (violin), Joseph Kelly (double bass, acoustic guitar), Andy Harris (electric guitar), Emma Gatrill (bass clarinet) and Michael Eggert (drums).
Video for Anja’s new single “Too Many Words”, out on Sotones Records on 8th June 2014. Directed by John Stewart/ Vision Productions and Anwen Sheppard. Thank you also to Michael Stevens, Nicole Yiannaka, KLV, Joanna Rose Tidey, Eloise Rose, Helena Larsen, J.J. Stevens and the Bargate in Southampton.
Video for single “Italian Song“ (May 2013). Credits: Gillian Sore (Director), Joe McDonald (Stop Motion), James Crawford (Stop Motion), Joseph Kelly (Cast), Andy Harris (Cast), Leonie O’Mahony (Cast), Anja McCloskey (Cast), Brad Walters (Cast)
This is the video for Anja’s collaboration release “Still” with Dan Whitehouse on Sotones Records. The video for lead track “Stille, Totenstille” was directed by James Crawford. Big thanks also to Gillian Sore, Leonie McDonald, Mac Ince, Lewis Ford and Planet Sounds Rehearsal Studios in Southampton..
Video for single “A Kiss“ (February 2013). Credits: Gillian Sore (director), Andy Harris (electric guitar), Anja McCloskey (vocals, accordion), Ben Jennings (violin), Brad Walters (acoustic guitar), David Miatt (vocals), Joseph Kelly (double bass), Leonie O’Mahony (actress), Nina Davis (hair stylist). A special thanks to The Cellar Southampton (southamptoncellar.com), Hepwrights Vintage Fashion Southampton (hepwrights.com), Charming Magpies Winchester, Rebecca Hines and Jimmy Shivers
A stop motion animation by Joe McDonald and James Crawford for B-side “Black Coffee” (February 2013).
A documentary style live performance for London-based Another Lazy Sunday with the whole band (August 2012).
Video for single “And Her Head“ (September 2012). Credits: Gillian Sore (Director), Leonie O’Mahony (dancer), Michael Stevens (dancer), David Miatt (acoustic guitar), Andy Harris (electric guitar), Ben Jennings (violin), Anja McCloskey (accordion, vocals), Sarah Mills (make-up)
Video for single “Instigate It“ (August 2013). Credits: Gillian Sore (Director), Anja McCloskey (accordion & vocals), Brad Walters (guitar), Joseph Kelly (bass), Andy Harris (guitar), Billy Mather (live art), additional thanks to Anne-Marie Fryer (photography).
An interview with Anja and violinist Laura Valle at RAW Des Moines in US-State Iowa (February 2013).
Anja McCloskey and Andy Harris perform Tornado for Balcony TV in Brighton, UK (September 2012).
A live performance of Anja’s instrumental composition Seven at Mexicains Sans Frontiers in Grand Rapids, Michigan with the wonderful Mikey Kenney of Ottersgear (February 2011).
Anja and Dan Whitehouse performing her song “Zoom Permanent” live in Manchester in October 2013. Filmed by Frank Garland.