The second single from pop legend Darren Hayes’ forthcoming album ‘Secret Codes And Battleships’ was just released and it is absolutely breathtaking – in both audio and video format.

‘Black Out The Sun’ (written on the day of Michael Jackson’s passing) is not only a stunningly powerful track, totally progressive, yet reminiscent of Darren’s earlier work, but it is the video that he “has always wanted to make” – directed by Australia’s Grant Marshall.

On a more industry/marketing note, I am really impressed with how Darren has embraced the digital music movement in terms of his content release strategy. There is definitely a lot that newer/younger (and naturally more digitally savvy) artists could take from this.

The single will be released in the UK October 2nd. Check out the video below.