David Knight - 18th Sept 2012

After his fine video for Bruises, Joe Connor gets back together with Band Of Skulls for You're Not Pretty But You Got It Goin' On, for a slab of good old fashioned jailhouse rock. And when the prisoners start kicking up a storm in cell block no.9, the warden can't help trying to upstage their routine...

"We really wanted to continue with the 'Americana' aesthetic that served us so well in the Bruises video, creating a surreal and highly cinematic narrative that has, at it's root a dose of absurdity," Joe explains. "As soon as the guys played me the track I couldn't get Fred Astaire tap dancing out of my head. It was just one of those images that leaped out of the track (no pun intended)...

PRO Credits


DirectorJoe Connor
Production CompanyChief Productions
Director of PhotographyDan Stafford Clark
1st ADMarc McPadden
ProducerNick Crossley
Executive ProducerColin Offland
Art DirectorJoe Lucas
Focus PullerDavid Ahah Rafei
DITSophie Baggaley
Camera operatorDaniel Agah Rafei
OfflineJoe Connor
ColouristIan McLaughlin
Make-upCharlotte Hounslow
CommissionerJohn Moule
OfflineIan McLaughlin

David Knight - 18th Sept 2012

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