Huffington Post has premiered the music video for Matthew J. Tow’s song, “It’s Gonna Be Alright”. The video follows a guitar-toting drifter and his encounters with some gritty characters in the harsh city. The psychedelic, folk-inspired tune appears on the Australian songwriters’ debut full-length, The Way of Things, out now from label Xemu Records.
Watch the video for “It’s Gonna Be Alright” here:
Tow says of the video, “It was really important for me to fit the lyrics and imagery of the song with the right video. The song is really just an old time parable and an ode to the downtrodden in life, but ultimately it’s about how we all search for some sort of meaning through an understanding of our own situation. I worked closely with film makers Daddy Issues Productions here in Sydney to get the video just right.”
Tow earned great acclaim for his ability to create condensed melodic rock gems at the drop of a hat during his time fronting The Lovetones and Drop City. Tow has also released four albums under the guise of Colorsound, taking a much more instrumental and experimental approach than his other projects. His musical endeavors led to him touring with the likes of Morrisey, Stereolab, The Stone Roses, Dead Meadow, Yo La Tengo, Manic Street Preachers, and Brian Jonestown Massacre (a group which Tow served in as a touring guitarist in and a contributing songwriter for the 2003 album And This Is Our Music.
For The Way Of Things, Tow enlisted Collin Hegna of The Brian Jonestown Massacre to produce, with Ryan Carlson van Kriedt (guitarist of Icelandic psychedelic outfit, Dead Skeletons) also heavily contributing to the album. “
Tow will be announcing tour dates in support of The Way of Thingsshortly.
More info on Matt Tow: http://matthewjtow.com/