Extra Time Releases New Single “Where Is The Light”

Extra Time Releases New Single “Where Is The Light”

The brand new release, “Where Is The Light,” from Brendan McNamara’s project, Extra Time, is already scoring goals since its release on 22 January. The first single from his second album, “Songs With Long Titles,” is beautifully supported by an animated film clip created by renowned Sydney-based Brazilian artist, Gabriel Gareso. The film clip has just been officially selected for the Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival, screening in Berlin, Germany, between 15 and 25 February.

“Where Is The Light” speaks of the Japanese phenomenon known as ‘Hikikomori’ – a severe social withdrawal most prevalent in young adolescent males who isolate themselves in their rooms for months on end. A highly relatable concept in today’s modern era and especially apt given Brendan’s day job as a video game creator and director.

The clip is the freelance 2D animator and illustrator’s first music video, so he has certainly made his mark by being included in the international film festival.

“My goal was to delve into the emotional aspects of loneliness, highlighting that despite being more virtually connected than ever, loneliness and depression also seem stronger than ever. The main challenge of this project was to create an engaging visual interpretation of the song while keeping it within budget. 4 minutes of animation is a LOT. The band’s creative freedom was crucial, making the entire process exceptionally smooth.”

To date, the video has amassed over 96,000 views! A unique opportunity to be part of the interactive release of Extra Time’s latest album is to look out for billboards featuring the album cover art created by German artist Lucas Zimmerman popping up worldwide. Extra Time invites you to take a selfie with one of the billboards and post it on social media tagging @extra_time_music in your post.

The vinyl release is available now for preorder – a beautiful gatefold presentation released globally on Foghorn Records, recorded and mixed at one of the industry’s leading spaces, Damien Gerard Studios at West Gosford, Australia. Engineered and mixed by ex-Los Angeles engineer Andrew Beck and mastered by Grammy Award Winner William Bowden.

Listen Here:open.spotify.com/track/5QS

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