14.07.14 by Jeff

Music Video: Woodkid “The Golden Age” Featuring Max Richter “Embers”

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“The Golden Age” is the final single and video from Woodkid’s debut album, and it is a stunner. He collaborated with composer Max Richter here so the music you hear is actually a blending of “The Golden Age” with a new version of Richter’s “Embers”.

Woodkid, whose real name is Yoann Lemoine, is simply operating on an entirely different level from everyone else. The guy’s only 31; he releases a concept album in a time where most artists are only concerned with singles, directs all his own videos (all of which were brilliant), oh, and found time to be Pharrell’s creative director.

I love his choice for the album’s videos to slowly change from really slick, effects-heavy, spectacles to the exact opposite. This is the type of video that gets me excited about photography.

Watch “The Golden Age” below.


 

Woodkid’s Website

Max Richter’s Website













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Brooke Archibald

    i’m blown away

  • Ash Kayser

    Yoann has too much talent man, damn!

  • efitz

    gorgeous

  • Jack Irvine

    This is stunning. You are so right, his artistic vision is just so far beyond most right now. thanks for sharing

  • Rudi Bergner

    the golden age is over :(

  • Riemer v/d Wijk

    Makes you reflect back on a lot. Amazing.

  • Rudi Bergner

    that 3d sculpture omg…. amazing

  • Getting some real dustbowl vibes from this video, very well done





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