• Jarnard Sutton

Video Premiere: Carly and the Universe - "Black and Blue"


In support of its sophomore album, "A Greater Thing," Los Angeles Pop and Soul band Carly and the Universe debuts its second single called "Black & Blue." The album is expected to be mature and cohesive while incorporating old school Soul with a contemporary R&B vibe. The single, "Black & Blue," has a darker soulful vibe with dark tones which is visually represented in the video. The video shows a variety of scenes where the lead singer, Carly Liza, is having a waxy liquid poured on her, singing in the dark with neon lights and laying in a tub of what appears to be black water. The video is very vivid, dark, creative and exciting to watch.

Watch as the lead singer Carly gets dirty in this slow and eerie sounding song, 'Black & Blue.'

Video directed by Carla Miskawi. Filmed by Josh Maas and Mitch Parks.

"A Greater Thing" is expected to be released on March 30th.

We had the chance to chat with the band about its new album, the new single and the thought process behind writing music.

Nardcast: The first single 'Sink In,' represents the overall vibe of the album, when choosing a second single, what was the thought process of choosing 'Black and Blue'?

Carly and the Universe: We wanted a slow burner with eerie vibes to come out during Halloween time.

What was the lyrical process behind this single?

Most of Carly's writing is more subconscious.