When challenged with the task of creating a visual identity for Rat City the brothers Sundberg approached US-based animator ‘Micah Monkey’ who designed a whole world for the band, characters from which premiered in the Kind Of Love music video. Says Cato, “We are all big fans of the Gorillaz and loved the idea of Rat City starting life as an animated project...telling stories of a hotbed of seedy characters who stab each other in the back at every turn.”
Music videos for the second single Deliriously Good and the new single "Naked" have followed.
Kiesza says about the collaboration, “Cato, Kent and I have known each other for many years. I was a huge fan of theirs back when I was a starving artist in NYC, long before Hideaway ever came into existence. We have a musical chemistry that is really special, Naked (With My Headphones On” is such a jam! I can’t wait for the world to start blasting this song!”
Rat City have spent most of 2019 in the studio and plan new releases with Scandinavian friends and colleagues including Dagny and Seeb in 2020