Exclusive: City Riots Premiere “Lonely Hearts” Music Video

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new music video by Australia's City Riots.

The track, “Lonely Hearts,” is from the band's new album, Sea of Bright Lights.

The album was recorded at Red Door Sounds studio with Melbourne producer Paul “Woody” Annison (Children Collide, Hunting Grounds), who worked with the band on their Matchsticks EP.

“It was important for us to make songs that work as a cohesive album that a few big singles and B-sides," says Ricky Kradolfer, City Riots' vocalist and guitarist. "Working with Woody played a large part in helping us find our identifiable sound, going back to Matchsticks and up to now. He truly understands us as individuals and as a band.”

City Riots will perform at New York City's Lit Lounge October 15 as part of this year’s CMJ Music Marathon. More shows will be announced soon!

For more about the band, visit their official website.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.