British musician Billy Lockett has unveiled the music video for ‘One World’, the first single from a one-off profit album of recent classical piano tracks impressed by this time of self-reflection. As the coronavirus-induced interval of self-isolation continues, Lockett discovered himself impressed to document and launch a fashionable classical album of piano-based instrumental tracks, after spending lockdown in his dad’s previous home again house in Northampton, England. The emotions he skilled grew to become the muse for the mission, which in flip grew to become a cathartic method of coping with the lockdown.
The primary monitor taken from the album is ‘One World’ which drops alongside an accompanying music video at the moment. Written and recorded considerably on the cuff, Lockett drew a musical hyperlink to the coronavirus as he explains: “I wished to make a piece of music the place it felt like the notes had been infecting one another creating a gradual construct from calm to chaos. ‘One World’ flew out of me, I kinda wrote it on the spot as the recording was rolling so I feel that gave it an natural realness to it from the begin.”
Talking about the accompanying music video, Lockett states, “All the work in the video had been painted by my dad who handed away 6 years in the past. I felt extraordinarily shut to him making this video and have at all times wished to actually showcase the superb expertise he had! I wished to create one thing haunting as it may be actually robust being alone but in addition very comforting to know there are at all times folks with you in spirit and in reminiscence. This video was completely home-brewed (for apparent causes) and shot over a couple of days. The entire level of the tune is about all of us staying at house being surrounded by the issues and folks we love (therefore the cameo from my cat Barney) haha. And though we’re aside we might be at house collectively on this planet…our One World.”
Lockett is one in every of Northampton’s most liked musical exports. Identified for his mixture of soulful vocals, timeless songwriting, and mastery of the piano, the artiste has shared his deeply private experiences by way of a sequence of critically acclaimed singles. Throughout this time of utmost disaster round the globe, Billy hopes to rejoice the greatest in humanity and pay tribute indirectly to these we’ve got misplaced in addition to key workers who proceed to danger their very own lives to assist others.
His new album entitled ‘Collectively At Dwelling’ is a assortment of recent classical instrumental tracks, impressed by this present time of self-reflection, which focuses on his intimate and elegant musicianship. With a few of the earnings going to the Nationwide Emergencies Belief charity, the 11-track providing boasts gorgeous re-workings of a few of his hottest tracks alongside brand-new compositions, written particularly for the mission. Talking about his creation, Lockett shares, “This is one thing completely completely different I’ve at all times wished to do, and since studying to produce myself I felt the urge to make it. Making this album throughout lockdown was like remedy to me and although my dad’s not round anymore it is positively introduced me nearer to him.”
‘One World’ is out on all digital platforms now. ‘Collectively At Dwelling’ drops on June 26. Comply with Billy Lockett on Instagram, Fb, Twitter, Spotify, YouTube for extra.