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Video: Kate Miller-Heidke – "The Tiger Inside Will Eat The Child” (Cluster 1 Premiere)

on November 11, 2011, 3:29pm

Video Kate Miller Heidke – “The Tiger Inside Will Eat The Child” « Cluster 1 Video: Kate Miller Heidke   "The Tiger Inside Will Eat The Child” (Cluster 1 Premiere)

Australian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke has the pedigree of a classic musician, having obtained degrees in music from Queensland Conservatorium of Music and Queensland University of Technology, in addition to winning a slew of prestigious prizes in her native country. Yet the music she makes is decidedly pop, albeit with odd bits and flourishes weaved throughout to make it a truly one-of-a-kind musical experience. Together, those influences and that aesthetic make for one wildly whimsical songbird.

For the clearest sign of Miller-Heidke’s unique creative worldview, we offer up the video for “The Tiger Inside Will Eat The Child”. Consider it a mix of HannaThe Neverending Story and Where the Wild Things Are, a mish-mash of pop culture tidbits that sees the young girl hunt and kill animals with a bow before riding off into the sunset on her magical winged-tiger/spirit guide. It’s a plot from a bad acid trip for sure, but it succinctly demonstrates Miller-Heidke’s blend of the quaint and the bizzare. Check it out below, or head over to Cluster 1.

Miller-Heidke’s latest album, Liberty Bell, is out now.

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