Last month, 2014 Polaris Music Prize winner and Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq released her fourth album, titled Retribution. Now, there’s a video to match the album’s title track, directed by Brian Johnson. The clip features Inuk performer Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory and a white wolf, joined by Tagaq who told Thump

“The ‘Retribution’ video embodies the idea of nature being forced into unnatural spaces. It’s about how one cannot remove the essence of life and instinct out of our bodies, no matter how debilitated this society becomes… Laakkuluk is a Greenlandic mask dancer that articulates the emotional elements of humanity. Fear. Anger. Laughter. Lust. Our ode to nature is our ode to life.”

Watch the video for “Retribution” above. You should also check out her Red Bull Music Academy lecture from Montréal below.

Retribution is out now via Six Shooter, get a copy here. Don’t miss Tanya Tagaq live on tour at the dates below.

Tour Dates
11/10 Fairbanks, AK @ The Hering Auditorium
11/12 Kodiak, AK @ Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium
11/17-18 San Francisco, CA @ Yerba Buena Center For The Arts
11/25 Toronto, ON @ Trinity St. Paul’s Church
11/26 Ottawa, ON @ National Arts Center
03/04 Toronto, ON @ Roy Thomson Hall (w/ Toronto Symphony Orchestra)
03/09 New York, NY @ Lincoln Center
05/04 St. Catherines, ON @ Partridge Hall