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Common Criminal gives his take on the 90s classic 'Torn'

Having already made his mark as the lead singer of Rise Records signee Social Animals, frontman Dedric Clark now introduces his new solo project Common Criminal with a very special cover.

Taking on the Natalie Imbruglia classic 'Torn', the artist transforms the vibrant original into a dark and pulsing rework, filling it with a subtle atmosphere and a truly haunting direction.

Speaking about the track, he said, There are more similarities than there are differences between a touring musician and a common criminal. I‘ve always said that without music, my existence would likely boil down to the latter. Maybe you’ve heard, but there is currently a worldwide pandemic that has made touring physically impossible. Unfortunately for me, it has also made being a criminal much more difficult as well. But rather than prove myself wrong, I have decided to start Common Criminal, a project where I can release whatever the fuck I want. I’m tired of waiting around for something to tour on. I want to remember that I’m a musician every now and then. Now I can.

Watch the new video for 'Torn' below.


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