David Knight - 10th Dec 2013

Stylist and fashion mag editor Alister Mackie makes his directing debut for old pal Bobby Gillespie's band Primal Scream, for new single Goodbye Johnny, which channels the mood of Warhol's Factory with a bunch of young Gillespie wannabes, a couple of drag queens and some fantastic shirts. 

The video was shot on iPhone in the The Backstreet club in Mile End, London’s original gay S&M club. Dazed Digital talked to Alister about making the video (and coming up with the idea while watching the Stones at Glastonbury with Bobby) as part of their exclusive presentation of the vid.

Watch 'Primal Scream 'Goodbye Johnny' by Alister Mackie' here

PRO Credits


DirectorAlister Mackie
ProducerJuliette Larthe
ProducerMargo Mars
Co-ProducerBirgitta Toyoda
Director of PhotographyBenjamin Huseby
Make-upDaniel Sallstrom
Casting directorEddy Martin
EditorThomas Lock
Other creditsCast: Harry Curan, Karl Byrne, Arran, Philip Kesselev, Niall Underwood, Jake Lucas, Tommy Fitzer, Josh Quinton, Jacob Bird, Dina Lux and James Jeanette

David Knight - 10th Dec 2013

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