Superstar producer, songwriter and artist Naughty Boyunveils the beautiful video for his recent track, “Bungee Jumping”. The video is directed by Dan Brereton and it follows a young couple in scenic Morocco who fall in love and share the excitement as well as the complications of being together.
“Bungee Jumping” tracksees Naughty Boy teaming up with his long-time collaborator, multi-platinum selling artist Emeli Sandé, and Pakistani musical icon,Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
It is a wistful and soft track, the production interpolates Pakistani soundscapes and influences, with warm, watery textures, creating a haunting song that hums with emotion.
As friends and collaborators, Naughty Boy and Emeli Sandé have worked on numerous tracks together, including “Lifted” and “Wonder” taken from Naughty Boy’s debut album Hotel Cabana, and “Daddy”, taken from Emeli’s multi-million selling album Our Version of Events.
The pair also worked together on Emeli’s second album Long Live the Angels.
Naughty Boy has always been a fan of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s music. As the first Pakistani musician to perform at the Nobel Prize concert in 2014, Rahat has won numerous awards, including Best International Act at the 2012 UK Asian Music Awards. Rahat has previously worked with his uncle, the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan alongside Pearl Jam on the soundtrack for the Tim Robbins directed film Dead Man Walking, and his vocals have appeared in numerous Bollywood films.
“Bungee Jumping” is another exciting song to add to the 3 time Brit nominee’s incredible discography, which now boasts over 2.7 billion global streams, 3 million singles in the UK alone, including the number one smash hit “La La La”, featuring Sam Smith, and his beautiful multi-million streaming collaboration withArrow Benjamin and musical icon Beyoncé, “Runnin’ (Lose It All)”.
The song precedes Naughty Boy’s new album, set for release this autumn and it is the follow up to 2013’s critically acclaimed debut Hotel Cabana(top #2 in the UK).
He’s already teased he’s been in the studio with Steele Banglez, Miguel, Bebe Rexha, Calum Scott, Mike Posner and more. However, he’s remaining coy, refusing to say just yet which sessions were for his own album. 2019 will reveal all!