Head of Clay is al een paar keer langs gekomen op Rockportaal en dat heeft natuurlijk grotendeels te maken met de aanstekelijke rock die de band neerzet. Vanuit Melbourne laten ze de rock uit de jaren negentig (her)leven. Deze week is de nieuwe single Rise Up op YouTube online gegaan. Ook op Rise Up mag je fraai gitaargeluid verwachten en het stemgeluid van zanger David Trimboli ademt sfeer en compassie. Oude klassieke rock in een eigentijds jasje.

Zanger/gitarist David Trimboli zegt over Rise Up: “Even though the song is about a Superhero; Rise Up represents all the people who are superheroes to their families, workmates, partners and friends. There are times in life where we can find ourselves falling into fear and apathy, so it’s important to find a way to stand up and fight for the strength and belief of one’s ability and sense of worth. This song examines that faith in being able to rise up above adversity.”

“The superhero concept has filtered through the song to the video where it depicts a superhero questioning his ability to undertake his duty and then having to overcome his doubts. We envisaged the song to represent the extreme example of a hero, which in this case is a superhero, to really put our point across.”