"An upbeat song about darkness and betrayal..."

The scattered fragments that make up The Mercy Stone have always been a difficult thing to channel.

The group's free-wheeling creativity means that songs coalesce before being scattered, continually overhauled in the process.

Take new single 'Pale Moon'. Atmospheric guitar-based songwriting, it was actually years in fine-tuning, shape-shifting into vastly distinct sonic objects.

Out now, it's a fine song "about darkness and betrayal", as leader Scott Grady explains.

He adds: "The music was written and rewritten four different times over the course of several years before it coalesced into this final version."

The full video for 'Pale Moon' is a lockdown triumph, featuring a split screen Zoom-enabled shoot.

Overcoming boundaries with shared creativity, you can watch the video for 'Pale Moon' below.

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