The Joy Formidable have shared a brand-new single, “Into The Blue.” It is the band’s first new material since their kaleidoscopic 2018 album AAARTH. The new single was written in North Wales and later completed at their homes in Utah.
For The Joy Formidable, “Into The Blue” has come to symbolize a period in which anything felt possible. The world stands in a fine balancing act where no bad deed can shock anymore, yet good things can still happen. Lead singer and guitarist Ritzy Bryan comments: “Into The Blue is about surrendering to love and magic. Having the courage to enjoy a new journey and the mystery and excitement of something unexpected. It’s about opening your eyes to beauty and love again. Making it to the other side. Whilst not conceived as a metaphor for the times we all live in now, it certainly turned out that way.”
Of the video, Bryan continues: “I am always daydreaming in the bathtub between recordings. That diffuse thinking where your mind wanders freely – I always finish songs when I’m in that state. The idea that your imagination, that escape into another, deeper world can sometimes create a stronger connection with yourself.”
Listen to “Into The Blue” and watch the video for it below: