David Knight - 12th July 2016

James Beale's video for troubadour Willie J Healey's Pipedreams features a sort of dream sequence shot on VHS cam (or something similar) that's both unlikely yet unmistakeably real: the old guy walking solemnly through LA storm drains and towards the concrete skate bowl at Venice Beach is transformed into a skilful skater dude, capable of numerous tricks - and even more remarkably, able to take numerous tumbles. 

A thoroughly engaging clip, highly appropriate for a totally excellent song - and the first video by James Beale since he joined the directors roster at Colonel Blimp. His previous work includes the video for All We Are's Utmost Good

Credits

DirectorJames Beale
Production CompanyColonel Blimp
Head of Music VideoRichard Grewe
Director of PhotographySam Davis
EditorJack Singer
CommissionerLaura Clayton
LabelNational Anthem
LabelSony Music

David Knight - 12th July 2016

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