Ben Watt "Hendra" on Exclaim! TV

Ben Watt 'Hendra' on Exclaim! TV
Since releasing his solo LP Hendra last April, Everything But the Girl's Ben Watt has been busy touring his folk-tinged rock across North America, Japan and Australia. His first solo album in over 30 years presents itself as a reflection of his long and intriguing history exploring a variety of genres, describing it himself as "folk-rock record in an electronic age."

Watt recently met up with Exclaim! at the Drake Underground to deliver a rare and intimate acoustic performance of the title track from his aforementioned full-length release.

In this exclusive session, Watt sits solemnly delivering a heartfelt performance, pulling listeners in deeper and deeper with each descending chord. Equipped only with an acoustic guitar, Watt crafts a whirling atmosphere of raw tension and release, truly displaying his versatility as a live performer.

Watch Ben Watt's performance in the player below.

Filmed by Katherine Kwan
Audio by Nash Bussieres
Edited by Riley Hunt

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