videoWoodkid 'I Love You' by Yoann Lemoine
Following Iron and Run Boy Run, here's Woodkid's I Love You, and the third instalment of the Yoann Lemoine's epic, visionary, utterly distinctive visualisation of his musical project.
And I Love You has the same epic quality, beautiful attention to detail, and distinctive monochrome look that marks out the all Woodkid videos. Just don't expect this to be a continuation of the magical adventure of Run Boy Run - that's dispelled in the opening shot. Instead, another character who first appears in Iron takes centre stage. And here the grandeur is initially less effects-driven and naturalistic, before normal service is resumed.
Matvey Lykov plays a churchman and organist, playing to his congregation. But then intercut with the church footage, he is also lost in the spectacular coastal scenary of Iceland, before sinking beneath the waves, to be surrounded by a school of whales....
David Knight - 14th Feb 2013