Australia’s fast-rising rockin’ trio, Ragdoll – comprised of vocalist/bassist Ryan Rafferty, guitarist Leon Todd and drummer Cam Barrett – will be issuing their latest release Ragdoll Rewound on May 23. Rock Confidential is proud to premiere the new video for the lead off single “Tell Me.” Created by emerging Australian illustrator Chris Reeve, the clip is a tongue in cheek/superhero themed video, using animated photos cut from the band’s adventures.
“Working with Chris on this video was so fun and spontaneous,” recalls Barrett. “He brought ‘Tell Me’ to life in such a fresh and unique way. We love it!” Rafferty feels the song itself is one of the band’s finest: “‘Tell Me’ is everything this new CD represents; revisiting the past while looking forward. Play it on repeat!”
Ragdoll Rewound is a compilation of Ragdoll’s first two releases (Ragdoll Rock and Here Today) plus four live recordings, one of which is a new composition, “Rewind Your Mind.” The trio revisited the first EP and had it remixed and polished the way they had always wanted to hear it. Songs like “Foot To The Floor” sound leaner and meaner while “The Feeling” is even more epic! Any issues the band may have had with the original Here Today master have been fully rectified here too, while the new master of “Tell Me” in particular is a lot more dynamic and more true to the original mix.
As the band explains, “We aim to combine the visceral power of classic rock bands like Led Zeppelin, the bombastic energy and soaring vocal melodies of Van Halen and the musicianship and songwriting chops of prog rock masters Rush and King’s X. Power, melody and groove!”