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David Knight - 29th Jan 2016

Massive Attack return with their first new music for over five years, and a video for the excellent Tricky-featured Take It There by Hiro Murai which is pretty much everything you could hope for.

The situation is familiar Murai territory - LA suburbia at night, shot naturally by DoP Larkin Sieple – into which comes the presence of a barely recognisable John Hawkes - shambling, decrepit, in a really bad way... and with his own personal band of demons.

And what appears like a dramatic set-up becomes something very music video - a bit like Thriller, even, through the joint, bleaker perspective of Massive Attack, Hiro Murai and choreographer Ryan Heffington. A match made in heaven.

Credits

DirectorHiro Murai
Production CompanyDoomsday Entertainment
ProducerJason Cole
Executive ProducerDanielle Hinde
Director of PhotographyLarkin Seiple
ChoreographerRyan Heffington
Production designerMaxwell Orgell
StylistMindy Le Brock
SteadicamAri Robbins
Casting directorMichael Beaudry
EditorMandy Brown
ColouristRicky Gausis
Lead actorJohn Hawkes
LabelVirgin EMI
CommissionerJames Hackett

David Knight - 29th Jan 2016

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