Firehorse is the captivating new project from singer/songwriter/instrumentalist Leah Siegel. The band recently released the eclectic debut, "And so they ran faster..." at the end of 2011 and has received praise from LA Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Teen Vogue, Paste, My Old Kentucky Blog & The L Magazine, to name a few.
NPR named Firehorse the "Next Big Band from NYC," she's a Paste Magazine "Best of What's Next" and one of Spinner's "12 Artists to Watch in 2012."
The video for "Our Hearts" is the first from "And so they ran faster..." and depicts different stages of love and how we relate to it.
"Love can be beautiful, fluid, lyrical and at the same time messy and frustrating," notes Siegel. "It can be uncomfortable, awkward, silly and ridiculous."
The video is directed by Jon Morris of The Windmill Factory and he affirms that his greatest inspiration was from the breath at the beginning of the track. "It's a detail you might miss on first listen but one that for us became the 'ah ha!' moment of creation. We went inside of the singer to a cold mystery world where an Icy Leah would navigate her fears, represented by bird like figures, to discover love personified by a polar bear in tails.
The beautifully poetic fight/struggle between Leah and the bear represents our journey with love as we run deeper and deeper further and further to discover the heart, represented by a red curtain staged party. The whole journey is one we all know well one that Leah so miraculously captured in the song."