/ sound + vision:

“a film is more like music than like fiction.” —Stanley Kubrik

The National New Video:
Terrible Love Alternate Version

I hate music videos. I want songs to render visions and narrative of my own divising, not be force-fed pre-conceived stories that are generally artsy pretensions trying too hard to make a point.

Not the case in The National’s second video supporting High Violet. Directed and produced by Matt’s brother Tom Berninger, it presents an intimate back-stage peek at the boys on the road, prepping for shows, along with stunning live footage and general silliness. Check it out:

And yes, many of my peeps beat me to this on Facebook. Screw you guys. A guy has to work, you know? ;-)

  1. Thursday 10.21.2010 | 4:55 EST

    MW says:

    nicely done! captures the fun-loving side of the band. great shot of Matt + Scott going up the escalator backwards.

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