Cat Velez - 15th Mar 2016

New York indie pop duo Chairlift have released a touching new video directed by Allie Avital, for Crying In Public. 

And not unlike the image in Man Ray's photograph 'Larmes (Tears)' shot in 1930, the video focuses on a collection of glassy tears adorning lead singer Caroline Polachek's face. We follow our heavyhearted singer through the streets of New York as she inspects the natural tears formed by winter's frost thawing away, while still more tears collect on her face. And although her lyrics suggest that she is sorry for causing a scene, she never wipes the tears away, accepting the feeling of vulnerability without any shame. 

PRO Credits


DirectorAllie Avital
ProducerAndrew Krasniak
Production CompanyPartizan Darkroom
Executive ProducerJeff Pantaleo
Director of PhotographyAshley Connor
Art DirectorCaroline Polachek
WardrobeKat Typaldos
HairStephanie Peterson
Make-upStephanie Peterson
EditorAllie Avital
ColouristJamie Obradovich
Grading companyCompany3
Director's RepresentationNicole O’connell
CommissionerJill Kaplan
Production designerEmma Rose Mead
Sound designGisela Fulla-Silvestre
Other creditsSound Design: Gisela Fulla-Silvestre

Cat Velez - 15th Mar 2016

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