That Darren Hayes is one busy boy of late – not only readying the release of his new album ‘Secret Codes & Battleships’, but dropping more secret codes for a treasure hunt that will ultimately unlock parts of the upcoming LP. Then there are the video clips – not one, but two.
He’s releasing the sublime ‘Black Out The Sun’ over in the UK and has filmed a video for that, but here in Australia we’ve got a different single – and a new video to go with that.
Beyond that, there’s been the X Factor appearances and the upcoming tour and… well… we’re exhausted just thinking about it.
‘Bloodstained Heart’ is a stunner. Combining Darren’s effortless falsetto vocals with booming, epic splashes of instrumentation two and a half minutes in, it begs for attention.
It’s so good and so listenable that we’re left almost disappointed when the track ends. Epic is the word.