Everything Everything frontman Jonathan Higgs continues the tradition of directing his band's own videos for the first release from their forthcoming third album. And this one for Distant Past …
Everything Everything 'Spring/Sun/Winter/Dread' by Jonathan Higgs
As is customary, band frontman Jonathan Higgs has directed Everything Everything's latest video, for Spring/Sun/Winter/Dread, in which the band traverse a ravaged planet, sporting only their instruments and some rather stylish flame-proximity suits.
Due to the use of specialist UV and infra-red cameras, things looks positively toxic - a bleak, coarse quality that contrasts with the fresh, even upbeat nature of the song. Championing an old-school performance video vibe - perhaps due to the mirror-image effects - it conveys a triumphant feeling, like these guys could keep singing power anthems under any extreme weather condition.
"The song talks about seasons passing and getting older, so we wanted to concentrate on the sun and make it into a kind of oppressive force - positive and life-giving, but also burning and destructive.
"We used ultra-violet and infra-red cameras to get a look at the sun damage on our skin, and give everything an alien look. We shot in a quarry so we could have a clear horizon and a dry, hot, desert scene.
"Most of the sun effects were completed afterwards because we picked a rainy day to shoot, though we did spray everything silver in order to get some good light reflections and add to the heatproof/astronaut feel."
|2nd AC||Ed Hubert|
|Executive Producer||Phil Tidy|
|Director of Photography||Dave Tree|
|Focus Puller||Jack Reynolds|
|Art Director||Oliver Hogan|
|Other credits||Art Assistant: Alfie Fielding Runner/Driver: Daisy Fraser|
LAMAR+NIK return to music videos for this playfully inventive clip for American indie-pop band Deep Sea Diver's See These Eyes, which sees frontwoman (and former …
Elliott Sellers' new video for Ty Dolla $ign's When I See Ya is all visual euphemisms for lady parts in the form of hallways and wet orchids. Sellers also highlighted Ty's …
Lithuanian singer Angelou releases her debut single Lovetrack featuring Ess Vee and paired with this sombre, black and white video of slow-motion portraiture directed by Stefano …
It’s the final call for entries for the UK Music Video Awards 2019!
There’s just over two days left until the entry deadline for the UK Music Video Awards …
There’s just over three days left from today (August 4th) to enter work into the UK …
There are now just over five days left (from today, August 2nd) to enter work in most of …
The entry deadline for over 30 categories at the UK Music Video Awards 2019 has been now …
Electric Theatre Collective, leading international VFX and grading studio, is partnering with the …