Avalanche City premieres the music video for his stunning NZ chart topper Inside Out:


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The chances are, if you don’t live in New Zealand, you won’t have heard this brilliant single from Avalanche City – aka Auckland-based singer-songwriter Dave Baxter.

And that’s truly a sad thing because Inside Out is by far one of the most spine-tinglingly beautiful and emotionally-resonating releases that I’ve heard this year. A sleeper hit here in NZ, the acoustic folk number received its first outing back in April during a mesmerising live performance on X Factor but it wasn’t until earlier this month – eight or so weeks later – that it secured the singer-songwriter his second NZ chart topper – his first being the 2011 single Love Love Love.

Taken from Avalanche City’s recently released sophomore album We Are For The Wild PlacesInside Out is an emotional tale of a broken relationship – one that digs deep under the skin and brings to the fore its aching sense of irreparable loss and desolation, via a combination of expertly-crafted musical arrangements and Baxter’s immersive delivery and heart-rending lyrics.

Don’t let it pass you by, unheard. Watch the Chris Lane-directed music video, which received its YouTube premiere today, below.

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