Plini recruits Animals As Leaders’ Tosin Abasi for new single “Still Life”

Author Hernan Osuna - 14.11.2023

Australian guitar virtuoso Plini has released a new single and video, “Still Life,” featuring Tosin Abasi from Animals As Leaders. It is the second single to be released by the talented musician and songwriter from his brand new EP “Mirage, which is set to be released on December 1. Watch the official music video below.

Plini commented: “It’s hard to know where to start with this song – it contains some of my favourite abstract drumming by Chris Allison, amazing bass playing and some very unsettling mixing by Simon Grove, and is the first song I’ve shared from the EP featuring live string arrangements by my longtime friend AJ Minette. It’s also my first recording using an oud. Then there’s the video, my usual collaborators Jamie McVicker and Declan Blackall managed to make something that feels, in the best way possible, like more of a weird audio visualiser than a “proper” music video, and Emily Jansz created the perfect set for it. You should have smelled the room after having a raw fish in it all day!

Tosin was one of the main inspirations for me getting into writing guitar-centric music in the first place. His band, Animals As Leaders, took me on some of my first tours around the world and we’ve since become good friends, so to have him play on one of my songs is something that teenage me would never even have dreamed of. Such a treat!

Plini will embark on a tour of his native Australia in March 2024. Grab your tickets here and check all tour dates below:

Plini 2024 Tour Dates
Fri 8 Mar – The Triffid (Brisbane)
Sat 9 Mar – Manning Bar (Sydney)
Wed 13 Mar – Rosemount Hotel (Perth)
Thu 14 Mar – Lion Arts Factory (Adelaide)
Fri 15 Mar – Max Watts (Melbourne)