James Bay Shares Intimate 'Bad' Live Video: Watch

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James Bay, "Bad" (Live at the Round Chapel, London)

Following the release of his heart wrenching EP, Oh My Messy Mind, James Bay unveiled a live video for his single “Bad” on Friday (May 17).   

The emotional clip, which was filmed at Hackney Round Chapel in London, shows the crooner standing alone under a spotlight at the center of the eerily empty chapel. The scene, along with Bay's heartfelt vocals, adds to the song's message of heartbreak.    

   

 “I regularly write things down in a stream of consciousness to empty my head. Oh My Messy Mind is a line I wrote on a particularly dark day a little while ago," Bay said of his EP in a press statement. "It seemed to reflect a weight that I felt I was carrying at the time, and that comes back now and again. The songwriting that followed was me looking for a release. With "Bad" and the other songs on the EP I wanted to be honest about some of my own stories and other stories I was being pulled into. "Bad" is a break up song, it’s just not my break up." 

Watch the "Bad" live video below.