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KING NUN Share New Video for ‘Family Portrait’

King Nun delight with their newest video for Family Portrait, which offers an encouraging and self-affirming message that it’s ok not to be ok.

Family Portrait is the newest single to be lifted from King Nun’s forthcoming debut EP, I Have Love, set for release in November via Dirty Hit.

Following on from previous singles Chinese Medicine and Heavenly She Comes, this track provides a contrast as it slows down the tempo for an honest reflection on persisting negative emotions, and provides an uplifting message in encouraging you to continue on.

Beginning with an acoustic guitar, King Nun open by telling you “It’s fine to be angry. You’ll find it’s all on me. Be kind to your family. The sun shines, we get on, we get on yeah.” This poignant lyricism reassures you that it’s alright to have negative feelings, and it’s all part of the human experience. You’ll find yourself swaying along to the vocal harmonies and reaffirming percussion, and keep an ear out for the key changes in the bridge, as they are simply delightful and bring a euphoric feeling with it.

The video hammers home the message that “it’s fine to be that far below”, as scenes of the band walking around whilst a dark figure constantly pours water over them acts as a metaphor for the cloud that hangs over our heads on bad days. But as you see the band just rocking out and letting it go in a cathartic release, you’ll feel it taking some of your burden and realise that it is fine to be angry and not alright. After all, you’ll push through it and get on with life.

Catch the band at their upcoming live dates.


01 – Rock City, Nottingham (with Pale Waves)

02 – Guildhall, Southampton (with Pale Waves)

03 – O2 Academy, Bristol (with Pale Waves)

05 – Elmwood Hall, Belfast (with Pale Waves)


13 – Jimmy’s, Manchester

14 – Sound Basement, Liverpool

15 – Cafe Totem, Sheffield

16 – The Garage, Glasgow

18 – Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds

19 – The Bodega Social Club, Nottingham

20 – The Waterfront, Norwich

21 – Camden Assembly, London

22 – The Louisiana, Bristol