A visually captivating video to match an audibly captivating song, rising songwriter Charlie Straw releases the official music video for his latest single “Water Flows“. This latest single follows Charlie Straw’s debut, “St Ives” which quickly amassed more than 700,000 streams and got a top 3 placement on Spotify’s UK viral chart.
The video depicts the story of a young woman retracing her steps and reliving an old memory. The video switches between two timelines; the girl retracing her steps and her memory of that afternoon. Shot in the wintery and epic landscape of Dartmoor, the new video is stunning and picturesque and captures the beauty of the Devon countryside which she is in touch with, aiming to attain emotional acceptance for her apparent loss.
While the song is a beautiful folksy blend, Charlie Straw’s stirring, fragile vocals really comes through and powerfully conveys the emotion and intimacy of the song.
“‘Water Flows‘ was written on a solo trip to North Wales and is a song about inevitability.” Straw explains in an interview with Clash Magazine. “This song to me is about cutting things off in an on/off relationship. I didn’t write it because I was angry or upset, but more because I had finally accepted that we had run our course and it was never meant to be…”
Watch the stunning new music video below: