Adam Norsworthy Releases Second Single & Premieres its Video
Adam Norsworthy Releases the Second Single from His Forthcoming Album & Premieres its Video.
The Multi-talented Adam Norsworthy today releases his single ‘Bridges to The Moon’ and premieres its accompanying, creative video.
Check out the video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ma69l2CeDBM
‘Bridges to The Moon’, a pacy slice of melodic ‘space-age storytelling’ rock, is the second single from Adam’s forthcoming solo album ‘Infinite Hotel’. What’s more, the song features a supergroup of top-tier talent from the UK blues rock scene, including Wayne Proctor (drums), Oli Brown (bass) and Bennett Holland (keys), all of whom you’ll find playing on ‘Infinite Hotel’, with Adam playing all the guitars, plus some keyboards.
Adam is well-established on the UK scene. He’s the frontman, guitarist, and primary songwriter of four-time British Blues Award nominees The Mustangs and guitarist & songwriter in The Milk Men, whose latest album ‘Deliverance’, enjoyed Top 40 chart success.
Adam has also built a reputation as a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter solo artist – his 2016 album ‘Rainbird’ washailed as singer-songwriter album of the year by multiple music websites.
His eagerly awaited fourth solo album ‘Infinite Hotel’, due on 4th March 2022, blends rock, blues, pop & folk and explores many themes: love, loss, mortality, the environment, the human drive to explore the cosmos and to find not only meaning to life, but new worlds as homes (as lyrically highlighted on the new single).
“There are such big themes on this album that it needed a big sound, and we have got that,” says Adam, “But it still boils down to the essential essence of a voice, a story and a guitar: critically, the intimacy is still there amidst the huge soundscapes of the songs.”
‘Bridges To the Moon’ is the second single to be released from the album and its opening track. It sets the scene of an apocalyptic future in which humanity must leave Earth and find new worlds to settle upon – a concept that gave inspiration for the album’s title.
The track launches with an eerie celestial soundscape, followed by a punchy drum intro and subtle keyboard notes, before firing its booster rockets with a fast tempo guitar riff to build momentum for Adam’s vocals, which themselves build to high frontier exuberance.
In the video you’ll find a heady mix of cosmic sci-fi imagery with whimsical cartoon clips (including a rocking out spaceman, literally on the top of the world, and rocket-powered witches) and real-world rocket footage and stark destruction (such as forest fires and disasters).
“I wanted something that really motored along to open the album,” Adam explains, “But I didn’t want the lyric to be corny, like a lot of fast songs are. In some ways, this is very much an eco-rock song — it touches on not only environmental issues, but people’s dissatisfaction with the leaders who make crucial decisions about the health of our planet.
“But at the end of the day, I’m no preacher about this sort of thing; nor would I want to be — my priority is to write a song that kicks and rocks, and if it has a more interesting lyrical aspect, then great!”
Check out ‘Bridges to The Moon’, available now on all digital platforms and watch out for ‘Infinite Hotel’ due out on 4th March, 2022.
NOTES TO EDITOR/TALKING POINTS
– Half American. Grew up in Singapore
– Father was a war correspondent, mother was a folk singer
– Formed first band The Hornets In Washington DC aged 9
– Joined first semi pro band The Zombie Rockers aged 14, playing illegally in London venues.
– Was head judge on a nationwide Talent Search called Project Talent, for Urban Voice UK
– Is co-founder of the Songs of Isolation Charity albums series, raising funds for NHS workers.
– Has his own YouTube channel called Rock Records Reviewed, where he ranks and reviews classic rock albums.
– In 2017 Played the legendary Glastonbury Festival with The Mustangs
– Last album with The Milk Men, Deliverance, reached the nationwide Amazon Top 40 and the Rock chart Top 10.
– The Mustangs won the legendary Eel Pie club’s search for new blues talent in 2004.
– Has toured all over the UK and played/headlined countless blues festivals from Swanage to Skegness to Maryport.
– Second solo album Rainbird names Singer-Songwriter Album Of The Year in 2016 by respected Fabrications HQ music website.
– The Mustangs have been nominated for four British Blues Awards including Best Band in 2010 and Best Single, Highwire (written by Adam) , in 2011.
– Appeared on pioneering cable TV channel Men & Motors countless times as part of indie pop duo Friday in early 2000s (videos available).
– The Mustangs have made 9 Studio albums, a live album and a Best Of.
– The Milk Men have made three studio albums.
– Adam has made four solo albums