Scene News: RACKETT release playful video clip for latest single PREY, mixing the 60s cookbook ideal with the Silence of the Lambs nightmare.

Pop punk queens RACKETT have unveiled their twisted 60’s cookbook meet silence of the lambs esc video.

Written and directed by Mathilde Nocquet, the music video is a quirky cooking lesson hosted by a young, beautiful and totally psychotic housewife. With it’s bright colours, retro feel and wacky bourgeois style, the film will bring you into a world of craziness leading by offbeat humour. Frenchy film director Mathilde Nocquet brings the sydney outfit’s playful new single ‘PREY’ to life, seducing the viewers with her unique flair and sassy sense of humour.

“The song was inspired by a book on unique predatory animals. Upon learning about the strange behaviours used by these animals to attract their prey, I felt I could relate to the animals in the book that had become victims to a cleverly, deceptive predator. The concept for the video comes from the inspiration for the song; The food chain. We wanted to put a twist on the universal pecking order and capture the mercilessness of the ultimate predator; humans”. Rebecca Callander RACKETT

Alongside the shrugged casualness of the brutality, the song itself bubbles with an equal swaying, smiling innocence, as poignant, poetic lines (“in your arms, I’m in your web”) are masked by a sickly sweet delivery”. – ROLLINGSTONE

 

 

Scene News: RACKETT Announce national tour dates

2017 has been a whirlwind start for the experimental, pop-punk outfit from Sydney, having completed a run of support shows for THE DARKNESS (UK) as part of their Australian Tour, appeared at Secret Garden Festival, The Blurst of Times, Mountain Sounds Festival, Electric Lady as well as selling out their ‘Ready or Not’ single launch. Constantly performing, the band have developed an adventurous live show described by the The Music as ‘It’s intense, it’s magical’. PREY is the third single to drop from RACKETT’s debut EP ‘Ready or Not’, scheduled for release in late 2017. [pullquote]“Rackett have tunes, talent and attitude to burn and are exactly the kind of band I’m thrilled to share the stage with.” Ella Hooper[/pullquote] With their new single ‘PREY’ enjoying spins on Triple J, rotation on Triple J Unearthed, FBI and a slew of acclaimed reviews the band are ready to hit the road for a string of shows including support to none other than Aussie faves Killing Heidi.

RACKETT TOUR DATES

FRI SEP 22 – YAH YAHS – MELBOURNE Tickets
SAT SEP 23 – THE CHIPPENDALE HOTEL – SYDNEY Tickets

Also touring nationally with KILLING HEIDI
FRI SEP 29 – RACEHORSE HOTEL – IPSWICH
SAT SEP 30 – NIGHT QUARTER – GOLD COAST
SUN OCT 1 – ANU ART SCHOOL BALL – CANBERRA
FRI OCT 6 – WAVES – WOLLONGONG
SAT OCT 7 – THE CAMBRIDGE HOTEL – NEWCASTLE
FRI OCT 20 – CHELSEA HEIGHTS HOTEL – CHELSEA HEIGHTS
SAT OCT 21 – VILLAGE GREEN HOTEL – MULGRAVE
SUN OCT 22 – BEER DELUXE – ALBURY

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RACKETT will also be featured as the face of General Pants fall/winter collection 2017.

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