Gordi is readying a brand new album, and if this new taste of it is anything to go by, we’re in for something very special when Our Two Skins drops on June 19.

Aeroplane Bathroom, which will also serves as the album opener, is accompanied by the Sydney-via-Canowindra musician’s most visually stunning release to date.

Portraying the isolation and crippling anxiety that the album explores, the music video from Kasimir Burgess was filmed across two aeroplane graveyards outside Bangkok. Gordi and Burgess had to negotiate with the squatters that live there just to get in.

“It was one-million-percent humidity and there were wild dogs and a small crocodile so any fear in my eyes is genuine,” she said.

Gordi, AKA Sophie Payten, said she wrote the track in 20 anxious minutes on an Etihad flight from Australia to Europe.

“I wrote ‘Aeroplane Bathroom‘ sitting in a window seat on a long haul flight,” she said. “The people next to me were asleep and I was alone with my thoughts. I had that sensation of being trapped so I climbed over the other passengers and tried to escape to the bathroom.”
“The song is about feeling isolated. It comes at a very strange time now given we’re all locking ourselves in our homes, ‘socially isolating’ from our normal functional lives. There is no more dehumanising experience than to be cut off from everything you know. It can plunge you into total despair.”

WATCH: Gordi – ‘Aeroplane Bathroom’

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Aeroplane Bathroom’ follows the release of the album’s first official single ‘Sandwiches’, which has received support from triple j, Apple Music and Spotify.

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