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Luke Bather - 8th Feb 2017

One look at his Twitter feed will tell you that despite your feelings for James Blunt, the man is incredibly self-aware. And self-deprecating to a tee. A recent Blunt line went: ""You thought 2016 was bad? I'm releasing a new album in 2017."

With that as a driving force, Vaughan Arnell reunites with Blunt to provide the ideal vehicle for the album's first single Love Me Better, blending hyper-colourful pop slickness and tongue-in-cheek humour in the kind a location the singer knows only too well - a neon-drenched nightclub.

And tonight, Blunt happens to be the least popular patron in the club - but coming to terms with his fate. Imagine if Nicolas Winding-Refn's Only God Forgives was actually about a 42-year-old man who can't keep up with nightclub culture despite his best intentions and you're most of the way there.

Credits

DirectorVaughan Arnell
ProducerSue Caldwell
Production CompanyMoxie Pictures
Executive ProducerDawn Laren
Production ManagerHattie Masterson
1st ADBen Gill
Director of PhotographyWill Bex
Focus PullerJessie Brough
2nd ACWill Gardner
GafferOnkar Narang
Art DirectorDebbie Moles
WardrobeJonni Fitzgerald
WardrobeLee Holden
Hair & Make-upMichelle Bayliss
HairOliver Woods
EditorClaire McGonigal
Editing companyFinal Cut
ColouristDave Ludlum
Grading companyThe Mill
Post production companyThe Mill
Post ProducerDavid Keegan
VFXBarnsley
Lead actorJames Blunt
Director's RepresentationMarisa Garner @ Marisa Garner Associates
CommissionerDan Curwin
LabelAtlantic Records

Luke Bather - 8th Feb 2017

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