David Knight - 27th Nov 2018

Mike Skinner aka The Streets is back, and with this self-directed video for Call Me In The Morning, it's just like old times.

Always a great on-camera performer himself, Skinner also gets just about the strongest performances in a video from his collaborators Chip and Grim Sickers. Meanwhile, his concept is a irreverent take on the classic UKG video: Mike is having a house party around his place, which has a colour scheme that would make a goth squeal with delight.

Everything is black. The food and drink are black. Everyone must dress in black. And only a select few are invited.

Skinner has directed a few videos for other artists over the past couple of years. This one, with excellent cinematography by Spike Morris and sterling art direction by Benny Casey, is a cut above - probably because he's once again front of camera too.

Credits

DirectorMike Skinner
ProducerErin Sayder
Production CompanyPulse Films
Executive ProducerRik Green
Production ManagerEleri Evans
1st ADJack Meredith
Director of PhotographySpike Morris
GafferHélio Ribeiro
Art DirectorBenny Casey
WardrobeBecky Gore 
Make-upBillie Mckenzie
EditorCharlie Reddie
Editing companyHomespun
ColouristJax Harney
Grading companyCHEAT
Other creditsTALENT: MIKE SKINNER, CHIP, GRIM, IKRAAM ELMI, LINA HASHANI, KIRBY AKINDEINDE

David Knight - 27th Nov 2018

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