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BANKS Is “Beggin For Thread” In New Single

  • July 22, 2014
  • 3 min read

Banks, Beggin for thread



(Single Artwork: Photographed by Barnaby Roper & Designed by Studio Moross)

BANKS has revealed her next single “Beggin For Thread” via a new lyric video that premiered today on VEVO (embed link below). Watch the lyric video HERE. It was created by graphic designer Kate Moross who also designed the songstress’ debut album cover for GODDESS (out September 9th on Harvest Records). Visually the video fittingly plays off of BANKS’ LP artwork, using a black and red color scheme and incorporates BANKS’ signature logo.

BANKS explains the meaning behind the new track saying,” ‘Beggin For Thread’ is about embracing your scratched edges. At times I feel crazy, but I wrote this song because sometimes I like that feeling.

In other news, BANKS has been named “2014’s Most Blogged Artist in the World” according to Hype Machine’s mid-year Zeitgeist. Hype Machine tracks 825 of the most interesting and influential music blogs around the globe. Pervious artists who have topped this mid-year chart was Disclosure in 2013 and Grimes in 2012. BBC Radio 6 produces a special 2-hour show dedicated to counting down the list and BANKS recently talked with Host Tom Robinson about her achievement. Listen to the interview here.

Pre-order GODDESS here.

Embed Link // “Beggin For Thread” Lyric Video: <iframe width=”575″ height=”324″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

(Screen shot of “Beggin For Thread” Lyric Video. Created by Kate Moross)

THE GODDESS TOUR 2014 (w/ ticket buy links):

9/20        Orlando, FL @ The Beacham Theatre

9/21        Miami, FL @ Grand Central

9/24        Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom

9/26        Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club

9/27        Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

9/29        Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club – SOLD OUT

9/30        New York, NY @ Terminal 5

10/2        Montreal, OC @ Virgin Mobil Corona Theatre

10/3        Toronto, ON @    Phoenix Concert Theatre

10/4        Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall

10/7        Chicago, IL @ Metro

10/8        Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue

10/10     Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue

10/11    Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre

10/14     Seattle, WA @ The Shadow Box

10/15     Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

10/16     Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom


10/18     San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island


10/21  Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern – SOLD OUT


10/22  Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern – SOLD OUT

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Chris Ryan is an accomplished promoter, event planner, producer, activist, counselor, poet and blogger. Within the course of two and a half years Chris Ryan has worked with some of NYC's most established promoters/event planners, been named 2007′s GaySocialite of the year, granted a promoter of the year award from NYC's most famous gay establishment, Splash. He's worked in some of NYC's top venues including; Avalon, Capitale, Cipriani, Cielo, Pacha, Element, Le Poisson Rouge, XL, G Lounge, Plumm, Hilton Hotel, Indigo Hotel, Spirit, Myst/Quo, Splash, The Ritz, Vlada, Roseland Ballroom, Heaven, etc. In 2008, Chris Ryan has begun to unveil some of the most innovative & unique parties New York City has ever seen. The Fusion events "fuse" together all disciplines of art into an event that remains diverse yet cohesive at the same time. won best gay promotions website from NYC Event Patrons in 2008 & he was granted an award from the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club, Gov. Patterson & Michelle Clunie (QAF) saluting him for his hard work in nightlife. Chris Ryan has also begun working with many renown companies, including; doctors, lawyers, physicians, modeling agencies & more. Chris Ryan has been responsible for wide-scale promotions for all these companies & generating tremendous business. Chris Ryan has even started to become National with events taking place in LA & Miami this year. In May of 2009 Chris Ryan received the very prestigious honor of being named a "40 Under 40″ Gays in America by the Advocate Magazine. He also created three successful parties that generated over 1,500 patrons each. In January of 2010 Chris Ryan was featured as one of the top promoters to look out for in Noize Magazine Chris Ryan joined forces with legendary promoter/event producer, Lee Chappell and created one of the most talked about events of all 2010, Desire @ Capitale. Chris Ryan and Lee featured one of the most outstanding artists NYC has ever seen, "Oh Land." Her performance coupled with an exquisite and unforgettable set design added to this extravagant event that held over 1,000 patrons in one of NYC's most successful PRIDE events! Chris Ryan then joined forces with legendary Pacha promoter, Rob Fernandez in addition to Jake Resnicow and Tommy Marinelli to bring one of the largest and most successful parties worldwide to NYC, MATINEE. The event on Governor's Island saw over 2,000+ attendees and one of the most ambitious productions ever. In 2011 Chris Ryan started Emerge Music Promotions with business partner Darren Melchiorre. Emerge Music promotions began signing artists with plans to develop and market the artists to the community at large. Emerge Music promotions has big events planned for 2012 and 2013. Chris Ryan debuted the IMAGE events which took place on top of two of NYC's most beautiful rooftop venues, Rare View and Indigo Hotel. The events were blogged everywhere and featured the fashion designs of several clothing designers, artists and photographers. Chris Ryan felt that fashion and art should be displayed at every event and attracted the likes of Malan Breton, Calvin Klein and even Katy Perry. Chris Ryan began an extremely successful event which incorporated the concept of a house party into a nightclub atmosphere. The event Twist'D at G Lounge has been one of the most talked about events in NYC and allows it's audience to play nearly-naked Twister, beer pong, flip cup & more with other attendees. Chris Ryan was granted an excellence in volunteering award from AVP (Anti-Violence Project) for all his efforts in supporting the organization. 2013 has a very promising landscape on the horizon and Chris Ryan is complacent in saying "you haven't seen anything yet!"

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