Incubus’ founding members Dirk Lance and Jose Pasillas II, along with former Pharcyde MC Slimkid3 and Jurassic 5’s DJ Nu-Mark, have released a new song and music video titled “Picture Perfect Phantasy” inspired by Ubisoft’s new video game ‘Rayman Legends’ (released September 3rd). You can watch the video on Vimeo and download the song for free here: http://bit.ly/PPPdwnld
Much like the musical backgrounds of the four member collaboration, the track boasts a hip-hop/funk vibe. This collaboration also marks the first time that Lance and Pasillas have recorded together since Incubus’ highly successful album ‘Morning View’.
Los Angeles renowned visual artist ‘G-Netic’ brings the music video a distinctly Rayman Legends flavor; through psychedelic projections that immerse the artists into the five distinct worlds of the game.
100 pieces of limited edition vinyl featuring the song ‘Picture Perfect Phantasy’ and an instrumental mix will be auctioned for charity through Incubus’ non-profit organization the ‘Make Yourself Foundation’. The cover art was designed by Jose Pasillas II, which was inspired by the ‘Fiesta De Los Muertos world’ in the Rayman Legends game.
Rayman Legends was released September 3rd, and has been praised for its stunning visuals and innovative gameplay by media and fans worldwide. The game retains the fantasy appeal of its predecessor, Rayman Origins, while adding a multitude of clever and entertaining gaming modes, new characters Barbara and Murfy, elaborate new environments and a brand new soundtrack. Rayman Legends features a wide range of gameplay, including traditional Rayman platforming action and new music rhythm-based stages. All of the game’s adventures can be played by up to four players on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, and up to five players on Wii U. Rayman Legends was rated a 9.5/10 by IGN calling it “Platforming Genius” ,while GameInformer and GameSpot rated it 9/10 respectively.
For more information on Rayman Legends, check out the Rayman official website.