I Need to Learn

A classic performance piece showcasing heartfelt, stripped-back blues, filmed in luminous black and white.

“I Need to Learn is a simple song with a clear message. It’s stripped-back blues featuring emotive vocals and electric guitar, so I wanted a video that was stripped-back too. I went for a classic black and white performance piece that showcases the lyrics and musicianship on the track … The concept behind this video was ultimately about dropping the bells and whistles of a large scale production and believing in the song and performance enough to give them space to breathe.” – Aminah Hughes in Musical Notes Global.

SCREENING PREMIERE: Revelation Perth International Film Festival (Perth, Aust), July 10, 2019

ONLINE PREMIERE: Musical Notes Global (New York, USA), July 16 2019

Visit the PRESS KIT for a full list of festival selections and awards.


Song Title: I Need to Learn

Artist: Aminah Hughes

Label: Blue Wolf Records

Distributed by: MGM

Music Video Credits

Writer/Director: Aminah Hughes

Producer: Aminah Hughes at Sky Woman Productions

DOP/Grading: Shane Piggott

Edited by Marnie Allen

Song & Recording Credits

Written by Aminah Hughes

Vocals: Aminah Hughes

Guitars/Harmonica: Seamie O’Dowd

Harmony Vocals: Anthony Smith, Rudy Faulkner

Produced by Aminah Hughes

Recorded at: Real World Studios, Co. Longford, Ireland, by Paul Gurney; Songwire Studios, Richmond, Virginia, USA by Ryan Corbitt; and Girt By Sound, Perth, Western Australia, by Ash Gibson Greig.

Mixed by Tim Carter at Treehouse Studios, Nashville, TN

Mastered by Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters, Memphis, TN

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