Tim Lyre releases mesmerising, earthy visuals for ‘Chasing Wind’

As calming and inviting as the strings in the intro, the ocial video for Tim Lyre’s ‘Chasing Wind’ o his forthcoming EP ‘Masta’, captures you from start to finish and is set for release this Thursday, July 20th 2023.

In the mesmerizing visuals set within the Norfolk countryside, Tim takes his audience on a journey through calming seaviews, forests and sunsets. Shot by Fhuad Braimoh, who masterfully brings the music to life on screen with a seamless integration of Tim’s unique sound, style, heartfelt lyrics, infectious melodies, and striking imagery to produce an immersive experience that resonates deeply with viewers.

In Tim Lyre’s words: “If you’re certain it’s worth it then don’t quit. This song is to remind you to never give up.”

The video adds an additional layer of depth and emotion to the song and draws listeners into a world where music and storytelling merge to create something truly extraordinary, establishing Tim as one of the finest Nigerian songwriters currently.

The single has had a rapturous reception, racking up over 120k streams in 3 weeks, 500 Shazams and counting, radio airplay across the UK (BBC 1Xtra, Soho Radio & Brum Radio) and Nigeria (City, UFM, Kiss FM, and more).

‘Chasing Wind’ is the second single from Tim Lyre’s next project Masta and a follow-up to his hit single Confess which garnered the cinematic video directed by Buhari, premiered on TRACE Africa, with rotations on MTV Base, Soundcity, Cool FM, The Beat and Hit #97 on Spotify Nigeria viral charts.

Tim Lyre’s recent repertoire includes collaborations with Suté Iwar (SPACE COWBOY) and MOJO AF & Ronehi (RASTAMAN DREADS) to name a few. His rapid ascent has seen Tidal describe him as a rising artist to watch in 2023, while Audiomack spotlighted him as one of Africa’s artists to watch in April 2023.

Video Credits

Director: Fhuad Braimoh
DOP: Harvir Gill
1st AC: Oliver Barwell
Stylist: Ebun Young
Executive producer: Adam Tiran & Lanre Shonubi Author/composer: Timothy Oyesanya

Producer: Tim Lyre Guitars: CJ Obassey

Tim Lyre ‘Chasing Wind’ MV [PRESS RELEASE]

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