Tim Ayre drops sunny new single ‘Mexican Holiday’

The Sydney artist's first new music this year

Sydney-based singer-songwriter Tim Ayre is back today with a sunny new single, ‘Mexican Holiday’.

The alt-pop offering sees Ayre offer up his unique vocals with an optimistic melody in another song lifted from his forthcoming EP, ‘Modern Life’.

In a press release, Ayre spoke of the track’s origins, saying, “So my friend Paul went on a holiday to Mexico in 2014 … he ended up eating heaps of peyote one night and deleted all his social media – he hasn’t ever been back to Australia and I haven’t really heard from him since.

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“I planned to and try find him last year … but COVID hit, so this song is about the trip that could have been.”

‘Mexican Holiday’ dropped alongside a charismatic lyric video, directed by Cannes Film Festival finalist Ollie Birt.

Watch it below:

 

‘Mexican Holiday’ follows on from Ayre’s 2020 single ‘I Want It’. That track marked the musician’s first new offering since his eponymous debut EP, released in November 2019.

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The song was co-written with Jack Glass (Bag Raiders), mixed by Pat Jones (Toro Y Moi) and mastered by Sarah Register (David Bowie, Depeche Mode, The Shins).

Both singles are set to feature on the forthcoming ‘Modern Life’, set for release later this year.

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