Greatest Hits share new single and music video ‘Trying’

The third single from the Australian-UK trio

Greatest Hits have shared their latest single, ‘Trying’, alongside an accompanying music video.

The clip was filmed at various locales around Maryborough, Queensland, and was co-directed by the band and Benjamin Robson. Watch it below:

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Per a press release, ‘Trying’ “takes the perspective of someone who fully embraces the challenge of trying to measure up to somebody else’s version of success”.

“After returning to Australia, I found myself having conversations with people I hadn’t spoken to in ages and started noticing a subtle undertone in their questions,” said frontman Ryan Cooper in a statement.

“It lead [sic] me to realise that way too often, people are measured according to some ‘success metric’, rather than WHO and HOW they are.”

On the visual, Cooper explained he wanted the video have a “luxury feel”, with the restriction of using only second-hand, borrowed or personal items.

“We liked how this parallels with the relentless attempt to make things appear better than they actually are,” he said.

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‘Trying’ is the third single from the band, following ‘Mortals’ and their last single, ‘Phil, Slow It Down’, which dropped last month. Greatest Hits currently perform as a trio, consisting of Ryan Cooper, Chelsea Foley and Henry Chatham.

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