Promonews - 1st Nov 2018

David East captures the intimacies and fragmented memories of Amber Bain (aka The Japanese House)'s previous relationship in his video for Lilo.

The video features her real life ex-girlfriend Marika Hackman.


"This music video was a very personal collaboration for Amber (The Japanese House), it reflects the last moments and and fragmented memories of her relationship (her previous partner actually co-starring in the film).

"As it was so close to the artist’s heart, I wanted to showcase the sentiment of this film as authentically as possible, reflecting the real, raw, intimate moments shared between two people in love. These moments are juxtaposed with metaphors like the burning car, which represents the unity of the couple in moments of chaos.

"I wanted to use lots of open spaces, paired with intimate moments to really underpin the nuances and polarities of their relationship. From the ups to the more sombre moments. It was a truly collaborative experience with Amber, and a pleasure to create."

PRO Credits


DirectorDavid East
ProducerNatalie Uglow
Executive ProducerToby Walsham

Promonews - 1st Nov 2018

Related Content


Melanie C 'Anymore' by David East

Melanie C, back after five years away, has a slick new dance-centric video courtesy of David East. Shot in both London and Cape Town, the video features an evolved version of Melanie (certainly one …

Luke Bather - 13th Sept 2016


Tom Chaplin 'Hardened Heart' by David East

Tom Chaplin - lead singer of Keane - has released his first single from upcoming debut solo album The Wave, paired with this poignant, scenic video directed by David East.

Cat Velez - 18th Aug 2016

Latest News