David Knight - 15th Sept 2016

"After finding out it was in fact 'So Say All Of Us' at the end of 'Happy Birthday' and not 'Sosaé-Alávaz', a Spanish word I thought existed, and subsequently sang with joy at my friends and family for years, I realised hearing lyrics wasn't my strong suit," says Finn Keenan, possibly with his tongue in his cheek. "The Academic found this out all too well when I showed them their new video."

In fact, Finn has misheard the band's Mixtape 2003 in a properly entertaining way, blending witty visualisations of the lyrics into a stylishly filmed and graded performance. Very good stuff - not least because an LP by the great Phil Lynott is in there. 

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorFinn Keenan
ProducerJohn McKeown
Production CompanySixem Productions
Director of PhotographyFinn Keenan
GafferPadraig Conaty
Art DirectorNoelle Slacke
EditorFinn Keenan

David Knight - 15th Sept 2016

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