WATCH: Burning Flame by The Franklin Electric

Our favorite Montrealers, The Franklin Electric, have debuted the music video for their haunting single Burning Flame. The single comes off the alt-folk band’s sophomore album Blue Ceilings which was released earlier this year via Indica Records and also features “I Know the Feeling”, “Walk With You” and “Someone Just Like You”.

Burning Flame, which was filmed in Toronto, features an all-Canadian production team and introduces viewers to 17-year old George who plays the lead in the video.

Lead vocalist Jon Matte had this to say about the video:

“This was a spontaneous last minute addition to the record about the fire that feeds us and brings us to do all the things we do, or ignore the things we don’t do but wish we had. A voice inside most of us that can easily be ignored but the burn is a constant reminder. This video was all about the casting! I walked in the day of the shoot and met George, who plays the main role in this music video. He is the most endearing, honest, pure, yet driven 17 year old kid I have ever met. From that moment I was sold on the director’s story & concept. I invite you to meet George for yourself.”

The band is kicking off their European tour next week before returning to Canada in the fall. They’ll be back at the Mod Club on November 2. Full tour dates below.

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TOUR DATES:

07.28 – Béthanie, Quebec @ La Grosse Lanterne

08.02 – Gothenburg, Sweden @ Bengens Record Store

08.04 – Hillerød, Denmark @ New Note Festival

08.05 – Aarhus, Denmark @ GrimFest

08.08 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Haven Bar

08.09 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Pumpehusets Byhave

08.10 – Esbjerg, Denmark @ Made In Esbjerg

08.12 – Wolf Island, Ontario @ Wolfe Island Music Festival

08.18 – St. Jean Sur Richelieu, Quebec @ Int’l de Montgolfières

08.26 – Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec @ Festival Artefact

09.01 – Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec @ FME

09.16 – Kaiserlautern, Germany @ Kammgarn (w. / EMMA6)

09.17 – Berlin, Germany @ Badeschiff Open Air

09.19 – Mainz, Germany @ Schon Schön

09.21 – Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Merleyn

09.22 – Dortmund, Germany @ Das Hoechste der Gefuehle Festival

09.26 – Munich, Germany @ The LoveLace Hotel

10.26 – St-Hyacinthe, Quebec @ Salle Juliette Lassonde

10.27 – St. Georges de Beauce @ Theatre Place de l’Eglise

10.28 – Waterloo, Quebec @ Maison de la Culture

11.02 – Toronto, Ontario @ Mod Club

11.03 – Temiscaming, Quebec @ Salle Dottori

11.09 – Brossard, Quebec @ Le Club

11.10 – Levis, Quebec @ L’Anglicane

11.22 – Laval, Quebec @ Salle André Mathieu

11.23 – Val Morin, Quebec @ Theatre du Marais

11.24 – St-Therese, Quebec @ Collège Lionel-Groulx

11.25 – Sorel, Quebec @ Salle Georges Codling

12.01 – Lachine, Quebec @ L’Entrepot

12.02 – Magog, Quebec @ Le Vieux Clocher

Jenia Schukov

Jenia is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Into The Airwaves. Born and raised in Montreal, she spent most of her teens and early 20's working in the music industry at various labels, promoters and radio stations. In 2013 she made the move to Toronto where she joined the team at the Canadian Independent Music Association. As the Music Export Assistant, Jenia spends her days organizing international showcase and business opportunities for Canadian companies and their artists. This isn't her first time delving into the world of music journalism and photography as she spent over 5 years as an editor-in-chief of Confront Magazine. When she's not immersed in music you can find Jenia screaming at her hockey team (GO HABS!), practicing yoga, reading whatever she can get her hands on, or getting lost in nature somewhere. Interested in her musical endeavors? Follow her on Instagram (@jschubox)!

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