Video premiere: Zachary Leo’s retro groove-fuelled single ‘Feels’ will transport you to a bygone era
13.08.2020

Video premiere: Zachary Leo’s retro groove-fuelled single ‘Feels’ will transport you to a bygone era

Photo by Wilhelm Philipp

Think early Maroon 5 meets Jamiroquai with a splash of Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Melbourne singer-songwriter Zachary Leo has wielded his bold blend of rock, funk and soul into a new track, ‘Feels’. The first glimpse and title track of his forthcoming EP, it’s a promising taste of what’s up his sleeve.

Since making his debut just last year, Leo has already earned his stripes as a songwriter, garnering high praise on triple j Unearthed for his singles ‘Not That Easy’ and ‘Lay You Down’.

‘Feels’ sees Leo’s intoxicating falsetto helm a delicious blend of retro groove which melds a soulful rhythm with slick licks of funkified bass.

While the sonic flavours feel like they’ve been lifted straight from the ’90s and early ’00s, the film clip will send you back even further. Set in the late ’70s, this Australian love story sees Tracey rekindle the romance with her partner Paul by surprising him with a personalised love song by his favourite musician, Zachary Leo.

Littered with pieces of classic Australiana, from the panel van parked outside to the old school colour palette of mustard and brown splashed throughout the house, it’s a throwback to another era that will rustle some nostalgia in every Aussie’s heart.

Check out the film clip for ‘Feels’ below.

‘Feels’ is out on Friday August 14. For more from Zachary Leo, head to his Instagram or Facebook

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