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Nick Murphy releases music video for “Dangerous”

Nick Murphy’s new album Run Fast Sleep Naked was released last week to critical acclaim around the world. The album is a bold and dynamic body of work and shows an artist who is always pushing boundaries. Co-produced with Dave Harrington, it’s out now via Downtown / Future Classic / Opulent. Purchase or stream the album HERE.

Just yesterday, Murphy released the official video for “Dangerous,” a track TIME Magazine recently named one of the best of the week, noting that it “is multi-layered and experimental, but maintains an acoustic heartbeat and a measured, reflective tone.” The video was filmed in the Southern California desert recently and reflects the urgency of the song’s music and lyrics.

Directed by Najeeb Tarazi, the concept for the video was created by Murphy himself who says “I’ve wanted to shoot this idea for a long time. Calm in the chaos. Unseen Shadow in control. Self Witness. Big Love to Najeeb Tarazifor making it real”.

To make the album, Murphy spent four years traveling the world solo with a microphone in his suitcase, recording his vocal tracks in whichever spaces and environments most inspired him. During that time, he immersed himself in intense self-examination, a process aided by his reading of Joseph Campbell’s theories of the artist’s shaman-like role in modern society. With its penetrating songwriting and kaleidoscopic palette, Run Fast Sleep Naked is a hypnotically candid document of that searching, an album equally informed by constant questioning and steadily arriving at fragments of truth.

Murphy kicked off his massive world tour recently and will headline over 40 shows on three continents. The shows are selling out quickly with second nights already announce. All dates are listed below and tickets links can be found HERE.

May 05 Townsville, Australia – Groovin The Moo Festival
May 08 Brisbane, Australia – The Tivoli
May 11 Bunbury, Australia – Groovin The Moo Festival
May 14 Sydney, Australia – The Enmore
May 18 Darwin, Australia – Bass in the Grass Festival
May 29 Chicago, IL – Metro
May 31 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Jun 01 Winnipeg, MN – The Garrick
Jun 04 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
Jun 06 Calgary, AB – Palace Theatre
Jun 08 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
Jun 09 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
Jun 11 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
Jun 12 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theater
Jun 14 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Jun 15 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
Jun 18 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Jun 20 Ogden, UT – Ogden Twilight
Jun 21 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
Jun 29 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Jun 30 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Jul 05 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
Jul 06 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
Jul 10 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
Jul 12 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
Jul 13 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
Aug 18 Taos, NM – Meow Wolf’s Taos Vortex
Oct 01 Lisbon, Portugal – Coliseu
Oct 02 Porto, Portugal – Coliseu
Oct 04 Madrid, Spain – Sala Riviera
Oct 05 Barcelona, Spain – Apolo 1
Oct 07 Turin, Italy – Teatro Concordia
Oct 09 Munich, Germany – Tonhalle
Oct 10 Zurich, Switzerland – X-tra
Oct 12 Prague, Czech Republic – Lucerna Velky Sal
Oct 13 Warsaw, Poland – Stodola
Oct 15 Berlin, Germany – Tempdrom
Oct 17 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso ‘ADE Presents’
Oct 18 Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp
Oct 20 Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique
Oct 21 Paris, France – La Cigale
Oct 22 London, UK – Brixton Academy
Oct 24 Manchester, UK – Albert Hall
Oct 25 Dublin, Ireland – Olympia

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