Ambling Alp by Yeasayer. Directed by Radical Friend.
Watch the video below (NSFW – Beware lots of naked people!)
Thanks to Hannah MacNaughton for the heads up – via our Facebook Group – http://www.facebook.com/booooooom
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fantastic! although, another (partly) mcginley influenced video, i wonder if he had any part in it?
i am not sure that ryan mcginley is the sole inspiration for nudity in the world
that’s not what i meant- the shots of them running/rolling down the hill evokes his imagery.
for example: http://ryanmcginley.com/admin/summer/mcginley_falling_sand.jpg
those shots were also similar to the work he did for the sigur ros video
i guess it looks similar. i just don’t see what point it makes. if you look up “nude on sand” you will see millions of photographs and paintings that have a similar feel. i think people just love the satisfaction of being able to name an artist or director they know, and show how well they can match the images. its as elementary as matching colors or shapes. there is no real point to it.
geez wow, that was amazing!
wow almost every single still in that video could be an artwork on itself
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another El Topo/Holy Mountain derivative. Alejandro Jodorowsky should get some money for this stuff. Still great looking, though.
Fuck Jodorowsky and McGinley, this shit goes all the way back to Meshes of the Afternoon, you guys!
PS – Too many white people.
i’m just so pleased that the new single is as delicious as their previous album. what a treat.
this video is so dense with imagery, and it’s just really pleasantly..epic. bordering on gratuitous I think, but just bordering. love it.