Xylem (Official Video)

John Metcalfe

‘Xylem’ is the first single to be taken from John Metcalfe‘s forthcoming album Tree. It’s an album that immerses the listener in twenty-four hours of the life of nature’s most majestic creations, it came from a desire in John to write at scale.

‘Xylem’ is named after the vascular tissue in plants which conducts water, dissolves nutrients, and helps to form stems: the material, John adds, “that gives a tree its strength“. A lower melody emerges in the track and then it builds, making the listener realise all this wakeful activity has a deeper, earthier purpose

Filmed and edited by Jony Easterby

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