DEERHOOF – ‘Breakup Song’ coming soon

DEERHOOF – ‘Breakup Song’ coming soon

Deerhoof’s new album arrives on 24th September via ATP, here’re some words about the new vid:

“Deerhoof and I (Elias Gwinn, the director) were digging for a concept that was not only creative, beautiful, and fitting of the    song, but also something that was harmonious with the nature of the    band, it’s members, and their collective aesthetic – artistic yet    humble,
beautiful yet humorous, and DIY-simple with an open eye for happy    accidents and unexpected beauty. The story in this video is the    story of friends, the nature of friendships, and the bittersweet irony of a ‘goodbye party’. Fete d’Adieu translates to “happy farewell”, a phrase as dichotomic as “act naturally.”  How am I  supposed to enjoy an occasion where I am saying goodbye to my    friends?  By dancing…that’s how.

The video was shot in one hour during sunset in McGolrick Park in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  Sunset was important for the obvious associations with ‘farewell’.  The kids were not planned, but    demanded to be included, as we were on their turf.  We obliged.”

DEERHOOF – ‘Breakup Song’ coming soon; new video to Fête D’Adieu

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