Alvvays - Next Of Kin (Official Music Video) . - Alvvays - Next Of Kin (Official Music Video) Official music video for “Next of Kin” from the self-titled debut Alvvays album, out now on Polyvinyl (US) / Transgressive (UK) / Royal Mountain.
During the Victorian era, mourners sometimes collected their tears in gold decorated "tear bottles" to keep as a remembrance for the next of kin. It has also been said that the widows would go to the grave on the anniversary of the first year of death and sprinkle the tears on the grave to signify the end of the first year of mourning.
Description of the competition organized to create a memorial plaque in bronze issued to the next of kin of British and Commonwealth servicemen and women whose deaths were attributed to the First World War.