Byron Bay siblings, THE BUCKLEYS release a remixed version of their second worldwide and fourth Australian single, Breathe, via Petrol Records / Universal Music Australia / UMe that is set to hit commercial radio this week.
The single was recorded and co-written by Sarah Buckley and two-time Grammy Award winning producer and engineer Chad Carlson, whose credits include Taylor Swift, Jewel and the Hunger Games soundtrack.
“‘Breathe’ was our musical prayer to the world,” explains THE BUCKLEYS singer Sarah Buckley. “I wrote this song at a time when Australia was experiencing devastating bushfires. It was a message of strength, vulnerability, hurt, hope and moving forward. I find myself remembering these lyrics in moments where I just need to stop, close my eyes, listen to the sounds of world around me and just breathe.
Today this song has a far more personal meaning to us. This track was our label chairman and mentor Chris Murphy’s favourite song on our album, his passing earlier this year has been incredibly difficult to come to terms with, we performed the song at his funeral, and now it will always hold a very special place in our hearts.”
The equally emotive Breathe music video was created by Louis Murphy the son of the late Chris Murphy and creative direction was provided by Amy Tinkham, who Chris had formed an incredible partnership with. Amy took the lead as the Creative and Live Show Director for The BUCKLEYS album performance, DAYDREAM AT THE CHURCH, Live from Byron Bay.
“It was a wonderful experience to collaborate with both the band and the incredible mastermind that is Chris Murphy. Collectively, we brought his vision to life and created the perfect foundation for THE BUCKLEYS to showcase their music, sound and style in a unique and authentic presentation live from Byron Bay.” Said, Amy Tinkham.