David Knight - 23rd Mar 2017

Songs from The Shins' new album Heartworms have been 'flipped' - in other words, given alternate treatments to the ones found on the album. And Zaiba Jabbar has made the video for the flipped version of lead-off single Name For You with Trace Lysette, charismatic transgender star of Amazon's award-winning series Transparent

Trace's uninhibited antics in LA are kinetically edited and repeated, and then projected over an angst-ridden by Shins' James Mercer - which just makes it more sexy. 


"¿ǝɯɐu ɐ uᴉ s,ʇɐɥʍ

"The world has so many names for women and thus the song has real power. We wanted to create a video that celebrated identity regardless of gender. I was very proud to be part of this awesome message."

Watch 'The Shins 'Name For You (Flipped)' by Zaiba Jabbar' here


DirectorZaiba Jabbar
ProducerJason Miller
Production CompanySilver State Films
Executive ProducerBraxton Pope
1st ADPatrick Mong
Director of PhotographyMatthew Roe
Art DirectorNoel Caliza
WardrobeLisa Madonna
EditorNate Katz, Jon Sortland
EditorMark Watrous
Editing companyWhite Post
ColouristQuinn Alvarez
Grading companyApache
CommissionerSaul Levitz
Other creditsTony Hsieh Of Zappos.com - CEO Delivering Happiness Bartending At The Atomic While Absinthe Burlesque Icon @melodysweetsofficial As A Bar Mermaid. Dancers Ty Wells Danny Axley Julio Marcelino Jeremy Sebithal Timmy Washerman Malcolm Buchanan

David Knight - 23rd Mar 2017

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