Promonews - 24th Jan 2019

Albert Moya draws us into a hugely ambitious, enigmatic, surreal and gripping narrative to accompany Exits, the first song released from Foals' hugely anticipated two-album project Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost.

Like disparate scenes from a movie, we enter the threatening world of a teenage girl and boy, characterised by authoritarian cruelty and stunning set-pieces. Moya's vision - shot in spectaular locations in Spain and Hungary - was to "build a dystopian and beautiful world with very powerful interpretations - surreal and intriguing, yet entertaining for the audience.”   

The unsettling drama of the video reflects the intensity of Exits, which Foals’s frontman Yannis Philippakis says is a response to current events. "Lyrically, there are resonances with what's going on in the world at the moment,” Philippakis has said. “I just feel like, what’s the utility of being a musician these days, if you can’t engage with at least some of this stuff? These songs are white flags, or they’re SOSs, or they’re cries for help... each in a different way.”

PRO Credits

Credits

EditorCarlos Font Clos
DirectorAlbert Moya
Executive ProducerOscar Romagosa
Production ManagerAlba Barneda
Director of PhotographyBenoit Soler
Art DirectorAlexandra Jordana
WardrobeAdrian Bernal
ProducerKaren Sauri
ColouristMarc Morató
Grading companyMetropolitiana
Lead actorLane Casting, Leo Pintér
ProducerRoman Pichon Herrera
Executive ProducerMarta Bobić
Art DirectorCristina Ramos
VFXÁlvaro Posadas

Promonews - 24th Jan 2019

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