For the past number of years now, Auckland based singer-songwriter Sophie Mashlan has been building herself as one of folk music’s most exciting emerging acts. Having supported such names as Vance Joy and Donavon Frankenreiter, the young artist has quickly been established as a name to watch.
Last month, Mashlan released her debut single Let You Down – and with its release, we were immediately hooked on her flawlessly crafted folk-pop sounds. Now, Mashlan has unveiled her stunning new video for the same song.
With the release of her new video for Let You Down, Auckland based singer-songwriter Sophie Mashlan continues to establish herself as one of folk music’s most exciting emerging acts.
Let You Down sees Mashlan weave together elements from a variety of genres to craft a sound uniquely her own. With rich, textured instrumentation and effortlessly endearing vocal hooks, Let You Down is the kind of song that will stay in your body for weeks after it reaches the conclusion of its four-minute duration.
Directed by Yonoko, the track’s new video is the perfect visual accompaniment. With stunning videography, the clip captures Mashlan’s enchanting musical stylings. As she navigates a variety of picturesque environments, you’ll be left hanging on each changing scene.
These are still relatively early days for Sophie Mashlan, but judging by everything we’ve seen and heard so far, I think we can safely expect plenty more quality material from theis Auckland songwriter.
For now, do yourself a favour and watch the new video for Let You Down above.