David Knight - 20th July 2011

An intimate portrait of a suburban goth-youth, who's very taken with Naughty Boy's urban Fuckery (Out Of Order) - to the disgust of some of his mates.

Primarily a photographer who specialises on documenting British youth culture and adolescence, this is Ewen Spencer's second music video (the first was for Massive Attack's Flat Of The Blade). "The UK has a rich history of youth defining themselves in a powerful way," he says. "It says a lot about the spirit of British people, the diversity and contradictions that add up to create something incredible like Grime or Punk.

"With this piece for Naughty Boy I was attracted to the uncompromising nature of the MCs performance - it's unabashed escapism. I always want to capture that existential youthful moment - clean living under difficult circumstances, or vicariously living out the fictionalised aggression of an MC from a world not so far away. Yet it is a long way away if all you know is an uneventful suburb in North London."

Watch 'Naughty Boy 'Fuckery (Out Of Order)' by Ewen Spencer' here

PRO Credits


DirectorEwen Spencer
Production CompanySomesuch

David Knight - 20th July 2011

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