Music of Macclesfield: Peaks video for Megan Dixon Hood's single 'Third Lung'

  Posted: 18.10.21 at 16:24 by Alexander Greensmith

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A Bollington musician has released a cinematic video filmed close to Macclesfield.

Megan Dixon Hood (26) has released the four-minute video for Third Lung, the lead single from her upcoming debut album.

Megan, who was born in Macclesfield but lives in Bollington, filmed her latest video in the Goyt Valley, a 10 mile drive from our town near Buxton.

The track - which implies the artist's dependency on nature - has been anchored by a beautiful video in the Peaks countryside.

You can view the video at the top of this article.

"I hope we captured the essence of ‘Third Lung’ and our admiration for the planet - this one’s for you Mother Earth," said Megan.

Megan often scales Bollington's White Nancy for creative inspiration, but she headed further afar to Buxton for her latest video.

"Music is a whole world to me and having the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded, creative individuals to take my music to another dimension is so fulfilling and I’m very grateful for that.

"Thank you to everyone who has been supporting the song for the past few weeks, you’re all shining stars!"

Megan released Third Lung early last month, and the video was released today.

Third Lung has had almost 5,000 streams in the first month.

The Bollington performer has over 2,000 monthly listeners on Spotify.

A barefoot Megan connects with our local countryside in her new video. (Image - Megan Dixon Hood / Samsara Collective)

Megan is headlining Manchester's Deaf Institute on October 28.

You can buy tickets here.

As well as Spotify and the YouTube video at the top of this article, you can listen to Megan on Apple Music.

You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Elsewhere in Macclesfield music, did you catch our exclusive interview with New Order and Sea Fever guitarist Phil Cunningham?

Please click here to read that article.

Megan's track which is an ethereal love letter to the great outdoors, was penned last year during the middle of lockdown.

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