Video of the Moment #1698: Tourist feat. Years and Years

By on Friday, 5th December 2014 at 6:00 pm
 

It’s Friday, and I’m really pleased to be posting the new promo video from Will Phillips, aka Tourist. ‘Illuminate’ features Radio 1 favourites Years and Years, and the hypnotic animated video is courtesy of director and graphic artist Nicholas Ménard from London-based animation studio and production company Nexus. Of the video, he says:

It’s been a real blast to direct Tourist’s ‘Illuminate’ music video. Not only because it’s such a playful, awesome sounding track, but also because Will was keen to jump straight into the weird abstract universe I’d suggested. It’s also been really fun to play with the idea of translating a poem into Korean; a little metaphor for miscommunication in a relationship. I’m looking forward to seeing whether people dig out those cryptic messages..! Everything was animated frame by frame in Photoshop, with some slight compositing in After Effects, and the editing in Premiere.

The monochromatic presentation seems to suit the relatively (for an electronic artist) simple song construction. Watch it below. ‘Illuminate’ will appear on Tourist‘s debut album, expected in 2015. (Yay!)

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzzl8aRvjFQ[/youtube]

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