Natalie Imbruglia’s new album “Male” will be released on July 28.
The “Torn” singer released a music video for her new single “Instant Crush” on April 20.
The three-time Grammy nominee, songwriter, actor and model premiered the video on Mashable.com and Entertainment Tonight.
“Instant Crush” was originally recorded by the electro-pop Grammy winners Daft Punk. The song was written by the duo’s Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, along with The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas who also sang on the original track.
“Male” is Imbruglia’s first album since 2009.
The album is a collection of classic and contemporary songs all performed by men including those of Cat Stevens, Damien Rice, Tom Petty, Pete Townshend and Zac Brown Band among others.
“Joe Stephenson, the director is an immense talent,” Imbruglia said in a statement about her Mad Men-esque video treatment.
“I fell in love with his treatment.
The dark stepford wives vibe, and his reference of Gregory Crewdson’s photography.
Such beautiful colors and mood.
It’s so cinematic and gives the song a whole new dimension.” Imbruglia finds inspiration for her new album from her favorite male artists. is produced by Billy Mann, who has also worked with artists like Pink, John Legend, Celine Dion, Martina McBride, and Sting, among others.
Imbruglia is a woman of many talents.
Her pop music success followed acting roles in Australian TV commercials and the long-running drama series “Neighbours,” in which she played the role of Beth Brennan.
Over the last two years Imbruglia she has been studying acting in Los Angeles and also made her U.K.
stage debut in Alan Ayckbourn’s “Things We Do For Love.” Imbruglia is best known for her hit song “Torn” and the accompanying video from her debut album Left of the Middle (1997), which sold 7 million copies worldwide. The single hit No.
1 on multiple charts around the world, including the U.S.
Billboard Top 40, and was certified platinum in the U.K.
and her native Australia.
“Torn” generated over 30 million streams on multiple Spotify playlists, “Shiver,” from her third album, Counting Down The Days (2005), was also a worldwide hit and peaked at No.1 on the UK Airplay Chart for 5 non-consecutive weeks.
“Torn” brought Imbruglia international fame along with three Grammy nominations, and the 1998 MTV Video Music Award for “Best New Artist.” You can see the new music video for “Instant Crush” here: