Matt Corby has just given us a visual insight to his upcoming record, dropping the official video for ‘No Ordinary Life’ today.
Early last month, Matt Corby delivered his first piece of new music since his 2016 debut album, Telluric. Titled ‘No Ordinary Life’, the track was a welcome return for this stunning musician, who said the new track was inspired by Willy Wonka.
“The one thing that we kept using as [our] inspirational benchmark was Willy Wonka,” Corby explained to triple j’s Ben & Liam. “That was the thing that kept coming back to me when I was writing melodies, ‘Is it Willy Wonka-y enough?”
Now, ahead of the release of his new album, Rainbow Valley, in early November, Matt Corby has delivered the stunning video for the record’s first single.
Directed by Matt Corby’s close friend VJ Ego (who you might know from his work with Sydney’s Vivid Festival and Hobart’s MONA FOMA), the clip is an absolutely astonishing explosion of colour and light.
Filmed in the garden of the Rainbow Valley property where the album was written and named, the clip uses footage of Corby playing the individual instruments of the song, which is then manipulated with colour and light, before being projected onto the Rainbow Valley garden.
“I wanted to create something that takes Matt into the ‘extra-ordinary’ almost beamed up and into an ether of light, colour and wonder,” says VJ Ego of the clip. “There is an intimate connection between him and every note that I wanted to show in one time and place.”
Matt Corby’s Rainbow Valley is out on November 2nd, with pre-orders available from this link.