For the first time since reading the phrase “creamy legato slides” in Rolling Stone magazine in the mid ’90s, I have a situation in which I can use it. Because indeed creamy legato slides are at the heart of this most chilled out song.
I’m really happy that the video does not at any stage involve a person in bed. The video does, however, open with a mysterious fellow wearing pyjamas. But rather than being in be, he’s atop an oceanside cliff, digging a hole.
We also see the band playing the song in an old warehouse. Even when the song revs up a little they remain seated, as if they’re too chilled out to bother with any rock antics.
I like this video because it just works really nicely with the song. It’s not bold or ambitious. It just nicely does the job of illustrating the song.
Best bit: the brief shot of a cat.
Director: John Chrisstoffels
Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision
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