Sydney-based indie-electronic songstress, Nikkita Ra, has just unveiled her stunning debut single ‘Unity’ and accompanying music video, shot in downtown Las Vegas.
Former frontwoman of widely loved hip hop-infused rock band, She Rex, Nikkita has now turned her attention to her solo career. Her impressive first offering melds soft, dreamy vocals likened to Lana Del Rey with ambient instrumentation likened to FKA Twigs, resulting in her own brand of atmospheric indie electronica. The hazy, romantic visuals of the accompanying film clip provide the perfect compliment to the track.
Nikkita describes the inspiration behind the single and video –
“The song is about a couple who get lost in a moment of heightened love and hedonism and make a split decision of mistaken love and romance. I have always loved musical storytellers and have never experimented with it before…I think the song and clip also come from a place inside of me that feels we have been taught false ideals by the media about romanticism and this has been to the detriment of real grown up love. Filmed in Vegas, the capital of hedonism and snap romanticism, it has a slight hat tilt to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas or True Romance.”
Nikkita is keeping herself busy in the studio, quietly crafting her debut EP ‘Alexis’ (scheduled for late 2017).
‘Unity’ is available worldwide via Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and all other good digital retailers. The music video is now available to stream on Youtube.