Luke Bather - 13th Sept 2016

Cherise Payne and Låpsley pay homage to the Berlin drag scene in this glamorous performance clip with a twist.

We watch on as Berlin drag queen Shiaz Legs gets ready for a performance - lipsyncing to Låpsley's track both on and off stage. We see some gorgeous mirror shots and a methodical make-up regimen before making our way into the club proper. A strong performance (though you'd expect no less) and great looking video that stays true to its inspiration.

CHERISE PAYNE:

"The brief from Låpsley was inspired by an amazing night after her first Berlin show when her friends took her out and introduced her to the city's drag scene. She wanted to pay homage to that night as well as acknowledging the city that first embraced DJ Koze's edit of the track.

"The main performer is Shiaz Legs, a drag queen from the Berlin drag scene that also runs a drag night. She brought down some of her drag - Cher Nobyl, Gieza Poke, Jackie Weinhaus and friends – to star in the video and keep it as true to the scene as possible."

Credits

DirectorCherise Payne
ProducerIsla Gordon Crozier
Production CompanyPg Commercial
Director of PhotographyJeremy Valender
Focus PullerJochen Keller
2nd ACKarina Genis
GafferMaarten Alexander Hokke
EditorFlaura Atkinson
ColouristFaith Millin
LabelXL Recordings
ProducerMinni Von Podewils
Other creditsLocal Producer: Karina Kirschner Steadycam: Lorenz Ackerman Grip: Hannes Stehle Spark: Hee Seong Han Set Design: Moritz Hirsch Casting Producer: Natalia Guarin Casting: Madeleine Morlet Casting: Julian Fricker HMU: Steffanie Kroll Låpsley Sylist: Aimee Croysdill

Luke Bather - 13th Sept 2016

Related Content

video

Låpsley 'Hurt Me' by Cherise Payne

Cherise Payne directed the near one-shot video for Låpsley's Hurt Me at the National Trust's Formby Beach, going for a simple, strong performance of the powerful track captured on …

Cat Velez - 19th Oct 2015

video

Låpsley 'Brownlow' by Cherise Payne & Låpsley

Directed by Cherise Payne & Låpsley herself, the video for Brownlow has Holly Fletcher (aka Låpsley) on a contemplative cab ride home intercut with memories shot on iPhones on a night out …

Cat Velez - 16th Mar 2015

video

Låpsley 'Love Is Blind' by Cherise Payne

The video for Låpsley's Love Is Blind addresses the way in which mental illness can be a barrier to human relationships and communication. It's also about the feeling of emptiness …

David Knight - 16th Mar 2016

Latest News