Zach Adam has today released his new video titled ‘End Of The World’ as the first part of a series of immersive and mesmerizing music videos.
As part of an overall story, this first installment is the gateway drug to a film. Not so much a trailer, but an announcement. Taking a bold move on an original scale to promote and introduce your music, in this way, is a way to ingrain an artist to new fans, and keep them.
And, while the video is every bit the hoopla the hype promised, it’s the song that takes music fans to new heights and gives that fan something else to look forward to. This is where musicians separate themselves from stars. The substance is in the music.
About ‘End Of The World’
Soul-stirring pop artist Zach Adam takes audiences on an extraordinary journey with his groundbreaking and cutting-edge music video for “End Of The World.” The first installment of a captivating interconnected world of music videos, this mesmerizing visual melds music, storytelling, and gaming into an unparalleled multimedia experience that delves deep into an intricate tapestry of life on both personal and global scales.
Directed by the talented Cameron Veitch (Tate McRae, Martin Garrix, Khalid, Bob Moses) and inspired by iconic fantasy franchises, Zach Adam catapults viewers into a post-apocalyptic world set in the year 2030. He stars as a lone survivor embarking on an epic quest, akin to the adventurous spirit of Indiana Jones, to find a missing piece of technology crucial for building a time machine. His mission? To travel back and warn his younger self about the impending apocalypse—a quest that encapsulates the high stakes of The Last of Us combined with the time-travel complexities reminiscent of Back to the Future.
“‘End Of The World’ is a musical exploration of the profound emotions that arise when faced with uncertainty,” says Zach Adam. “At its core, the song delves into the raw human experience, presenting a narrative that can be interpreted as a heartfelt breakup anthem or a reflection on the current state of the world. The beauty lies in its ambiguity, allowing each listener to find their own connection to the evocative lyrics.”
As viewers immerse themselves in this alluring world, Adam’s journey unfolds amidst haunting lyrics from the song, “You and I at the end of the world, sitting by the ashes of the things we never learned… Hold my hand ’cause things will never be the way they were.” These poignant lyrics serve as a lyrical anchor, guiding the narrative through an introspective examination of the impending end of the world—fueled by climate change, AI, nuclear disasters, and the collective failures of humanity.
What sets “End Of The World” apart from other videos is its transformative vision beyond the music video realm. Zach Adam envisions a correlative series evolving into a first-person video game—an ambitious leap that mirrors the innovative storytelling found in the music video. Adam’s brainchild is not just a musical endeavor; it’s an exploration of the fragility of our existence and a call to action. By fusing elements from beloved cinematic adventures, the artist invites us to ponder our role in shaping a future where we can rewrite our destiny and hold onto the things that truly matter.
Based in Los Angeles, Zach Adam is a musical luminary whose work defies boundaries and invites you on an immersive trek through time and emotion. With a signature blend of acoustic warmth, cinematic expansiveness, and the electrifying energy of live instrumentation and synths, Zach Adam crafts an auditory pop soundscape that is both nostalgic and innovative. His music has been praised in the press by Billboard, Instinct Magazine, and The Boston Globe. Adam is also a respected producer in his own right, producing countless albums and singles for other artists, including 6 Top 20 Billboard chart hits in America and multiple #1 hits around the world. Adam is also the recipient of a Billboard Pop Songwriting Award.
Director: Cameron Veitch
Story & Script: Zach Adam
Director Of Photography: Brad Scholl
Producer: RJ Kemp
Label/Management: PlayBack Music Group
Producer: Mike Taxon
Assistant Director: Jodie Venema
Camera Operator: David Grif
Key PA: Quin Grimbleby
1st AC: Brandon Canning
Drone Operator: Christoph Benfey
BTS: Wendell Beintema
Gaffer: Caleb Gatten
Grip: Mitch Gall
Production Designer: Austin Garcia
ART PA: Paolo Laicini
Hair and Makeup: Jennifer Topp
Wardrobe: Kayla Bustard
Police Officer: Justin Sterling
Executive Producer: Nicole Muzyczka (PlayBack Music Group)
About Zach Adam
Step into the sonic universe of Zach Adam, a musical luminary whose work defies boundaries and invites you on an immersive journey through time and emotion. With a signature blend of acoustic warmth, cinematic expansiveness, and the electrifying energy of live instrumentation and synths, Zach Adam crafts an auditory experience that is both nostalgic and groundbreaking.
Zach’s debut release takes you on a journey through memories and future dreams, with each note serving as a bridge between your past and future. The music weaves together nostalgic echoes and cutting-edge sounds, reshaping what we think of as contemporary music. At the heart of Zach Adam’s songs is a bold honesty about the challenges and joys of adulthood. His tunes carry a mature tone, urging listeners to confront their own truths, yet they also exude a playful energy—a lively celebration of life.
Zach’s music is his genuine way of living authentically and longing for something deeper. It beautifully captures life’s highs and lows, making each song feel like a love story. His music isn’t just a bunch of songs; it’s a lively exploration of what it means to be human, where the past inspires, the future is wide open, and the present is a living melody. This album is a celebration of life’s complexities, an authentic journey, and a musical adventure that aims to be more honest, playful, and alive than ever before.