Luke Bather - 9th May 2016

A mere three days after their last offering - the hypnotic Trumpton and Wicker Man-referencing Burn The Witch video – Radiohead continue the push around their new album A Moon Shaped Pool by giving us this gorgeous, sleepy video for Daydreaming.

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (director remarkable movies such as MagnoliaThere Will Be Blood,The Master and Inherent Vice) it follows Thom Yorke as he meanders through doorways into a disconnected series of locations searching for something. Anything, really. 

It's a simple and beautiful meditation that fits well into the PT Anderson music video ouevre of 'not much happens, really... but maybe actually everything happens and the experience is totally subjective and therefore yours to glean. It's bloody nice to look at though.' Which is essentially the feeling you get from watching this, or the video he made last year for Joanna Newsom's Sapokanikan.

However you feel about it, the seamless cuts between such contrasting locations is still a stunning thing to observe.

Credits

DirectorPaul Thomas Anderson
ProducerSara Murphy
ProducerAlbert Chi
ProducerErica Frauman
EditorAndy Jurgensen
Production CompanyGhoulardi Film Company
Production Companym ss ng p eces
1st ADAdam Somner
2nd ADTrevor Tavares
GafferMichael Bauman
Key GripJim Kwiatkowski
SteadicamAri Robbins
Production designerCarmen Ruiz de Huidobro
CameraJosh Friz
CameraAaron Tichenor
CameraRyan Creasy
CameraDrey Singer
CameraEric Anderson
Production ManagerDeanna Barillari
ColouristGregg Garvin
Other creditsCREW: Anthony Bradshaw, Ben Brady, Bart Dion, Eric Fahy, Clark Gapen, Sean Gossen, Chad Hladki, Se Hoh, Grace Illingworth, Jessica Jazayeri, Jacob Kubabojsza, Micah Minor, Mike Misslin, Adam Morgan, Rene Parras, Jr., Peter Rybchenkov, Charlotte Townsend, Kasia Trojak, Cymbre Walk, David Yoon

Luke Bather - 9th May 2016

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