Wardruna publishes a new video single Hertan (Heart)

Author Askar Ibragimov - 6.4.2024

Nordic Folk veterans Wardruna have released long-awaited new material, a single and a music video for their new song, Hertan.

From the YouTube comment by the band:

Hertan is the proto-Scandinavian word for Heart and that is what we explore in this song and film. The duality of the heart with the rhythm, flow and pulse we can see, hear and feel in nature and in all forms of life – and the more abstract idea of the heart, The rudder on the ship of emotions, our decisions, and our true desires. Once again, we teamed up with Finnish director and photographer Tuukka Koski for the video production of Hertan. Koski has previously directed Wardruna´s videos for Raido, Voluspá, and Grá. This time, the production mainly took place during some freezing nights in northern Finland at the island of Hailouto.

Einar comments: It is always a true pleasure to create art with Tuukka as well as his colleagues at Breakfast Helsinki! His experience and eye for detail as well as the ability to always conjure up next-level material, is very inspiring to be part of. Three days, three locations, no sleep but a lot of heart. This is how it went down. Hope you will enjoy the result!

Once again, the video production is helmed by Finnish director and photographer Tuukka Koski, known for his work on Wardruna’s videos RaidoVoluspá, and Grá. The video was filmed in northern Finland, primarily on the island of Hailouto, and features a Finnish actress, Karin Pacius.

Stream the single at https://wardruna.lnk.to/hertan.