Final evening, Salt Lake Metropolis’s The Backseat Lovers premiered their new video for “Snowbank Blues” on the Utah Museum of Up to date Artwork, and now it’s obtainable to look at from residence.
To deliver the visible for his or her track “Snowbank Blues” to life, the group enlisted the assistance of Emmy-nominee Colin Lepper, who’s famous because the animator, creator, and director of the clip.
In it, the stop-motion approach is employed to inform the story of two bug-like felt creatures in slightly bunker beneath the snow. “Want I may roll the home windows down/ However the snow has swallowed up our little city,” frontman Joshua Harmon sings on the refrain as scenes unfold of the trapped pals.
Chatting with the making of the video, Colin Lepper explains, “Creating this video for The Backseat Lovers was an absolute pleasure for me and a real labor of affection. The belief and inventive freedom I used to be granted each step of the best way was so liberating, and having such a powerfully emotional track at its core actually made this a dream mission. I first fell in love with stop-motion once I was 14 by doing simply this, making music movies in my bed room to songs that impressed me, so to get to revisit that format years later with such a proficient group was a really particular expertise. I hope the eye and care that went into each body of this video leads to one thing that folks can join with, and does this lovely track some justice.”
Harmon provides, “Ever since I used to be slightly child, I’ve been mystified by the great thing about cease movement and the immediately nostalgic feeling it will possibly deliver to a narrative. This track has at all times held an analogous type or acquainted nostalgia inside myself, and to see Colin create a world round it with a degree of emotion and vulnerability that connects you so deeply to the characters has been a joyful and shifting expertise. All 4 of us within the band are past grateful to have gotten to work with him on snowbank blues.”
The Backseat Lovers kick off their North American tour supporting 2022’s Ready to Spill at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre on April 18th.
Purchase or stream Ready To Spill.