[News] Billy Howerdel published the video for the track “Free and Weightless” from new album

Billy Howerdel, the A Perfect Circle songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who released “What Normal Was” last month via Alchemy Recordings/BMG, has unveiled a new video from the “brooding” (Revolver) and “captivating” (Kerrang!) album, recruiting renowned fashion photographer Jordan Hemingway to create a clip for “Free and Weightless”. Watch the video through the YouTube player below:

Hemingway’s unique aesthetic has seen the photographer/filmmaker profiled in several publications, with Dazed including him in their “Dazed 100,” saying he “captures the gothic, fetishistic side of fashion and subculture.”

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The “Free and Weightless” video arrives as Howerdel wraps up his first national tour in support of the recently released collection. The trek saw Howerdel joined by longtime collaborator, and What Normal Was co-producer, Danny Lohner (Nine Inch Nails) on guitar, with former A Perfect Circle drummer Josh Freese performing on several dates.

The 10-song “What Normal Was” has earned international accolades. BBC Radio 1 Rock Show host Daniel P. Carter said: “If you’re a huge fan of A Perfect Circle, you’re gonna love it hands down. Has shades of A Perfect Circle in there but also a lot of his early influences really coming through like The Cure, Depeche Mode, Echo & the Bunnymen”. Loudwire noted that Howerdel “paints a haunting visual with a dark palette” and Consequence described the sound as “electronic influences peer through… which percolates beneath ethereal guitar passages and Howerdel’s soothing vocals.”

Pre-order the album here: https://billyhowerdel.lnk.to/WhatNormalWas


  1. Selfish Heart
  2. Free And Weightless
  3. Ani
  4. Beautiful Mistake
  5. The Same Again
  6. Poison Flowers
  7. Follower
  8. Bring Honor Back Home
  9. EXP
  10. Stars

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