Australian-Canadian indie rock duo FXRRVST (pronounced forest) have shared a video for their new track “This Rough Patch.”
“‘This Rough Patch’ is a song that we always hoped people would find strength and comfort in, but it’s especially relevant to us now with so many people affected by this worldwide pandemic,” band member Holly Forrest explains. “It’s about overcoming difficult times and reinforces ‘if we try hard enough, we’ll get through this rough patch.’ Sometimes we need something/anything to give us the strength to take those first few steps towards progress, and we hope this song can be that for our listeners.”
The fun, light-hearted clip contrasts the band’s deeply personal lyrics, and it revolves around a group of children waiting for class to end so they can race to the gym and play dodgeball. Eventually, the younger group is challenged by an older group of boys, and they eventually overcome the odds and win, “showing that anything is possible if you work hard and believe in yourself,” according to FXRRVST’s Matt Fuentes.
Watch the video for “This Rough Patch” below.
Their forthcoming EP Dear Friend; Side A is set for release on April 10th.