Bam Bam Brown has released two sneak previews from his debut EP that were shot at #AfterDarkSA at the Two Oceans Aquarium where he opened for AKING.
The video comes just weeks after Brown’s killer performance at Oppikoppi after surviving a near fatal car-accident en route to the festival and sees Brown being backed by his ever eclectic shifting troupe of musicians he affectionately dubs his ‘’Wild Professors’’.
Shot at the I&J exhibit by Julian Evans at Far Out, these two videos serve to capture to magic of the first series of #AfterDarkSA.
‘’Daylight’ is an ode to Brown’s grandmother (who can actually be seen sitting in the front row watching the performance). ‘’My gran is the Queen of my heart and I’ve written her a bunch of little nursery rhymes and such. I made her a promise to write her a song she, and hopefully other people who like it can have a little hip-swing to.’’
And If they don’t like it?
‘’So chilled,’’ says Brown, ‘’I wrote it for my gran anyway didn’t I? And she likes it.’’
‘’Varanasi’’ tells of a 4 day trip Bam spent at the spiritual epicentre of India. Without giving away to much, Brown tells of the peace that he found sitting at the riverside of the great Ganges, having chance conversations with the spirit world, and stuffing handwritten notes of their teachings in his back pocket. It’s also a song Brown wrote to pay tribute to,and deal with, the passing of his grandfather, Teddy Brown.