Nighteyes, the evocative solo project of New Zealand-born and Melbourne-based multi-instrumentalist Rachel Trainor, unveils her haunting debut album The Way Back Down on November 10. This ethereal collection of dark rock, folk and electronica navigates an intricate narrative through realms known and unknown, traversing themes of trauma, love, sorrow, environmental consciousness, connection, and transformation.
Rachel Trainor, the visionary behind Nighteyes, masterfully blurs musical boundaries, seamlessly melding electronica with the haunting resonance of doom-inspired guitars and vocals. With a rich background in diverse musical, circus, and cabaret acts, Trainor’s captivating performances have graced international stages, solidifying her presence in the professional circuit. Her impressive multi-instrumental prowess is showcased in this album as she skilfully takes on almost every part, further attesting to her remarkable musical dexterity.
This stunning debut from Nighteyes is filled with graceful moments that stir introspection and hope, contrasted by weighty and intense impending doom created through unique soundscapes and powerful subject matters. It skilfully unravels a flowing and ever-evolving journey that immerses the listener in a transcendent experience rich with emotion and intensity.
Nighteyes debut album, The Way Back Down, is out everywhere on Friday, November 10 and is being launched at Whole Lotta Love in Melbourne on the same day. Tickets