Young Knives have unveiled a psychedelic video for his or her single ‘Jenny Haniver’.
The monitor is taken from ‘Barbarians’, the fifth album from the band and their first since 2013’s ‘Sick Octave’.
The animated clip was created by Iman Mahdy, a member of the London-based BLKbrd Collective whom the brothers met by the Ladies’s Music Mission in Oxford.
“We have been struggling when it got here to the idea for the video as a result of we make fairly grotesque movies on the whole, and we actually felt prefer it was time handy it to another person who would be capable of deliver out one thing completely different within the story,” the band’s Henry Dartnall defined in a press assertion.
“Iman’s illustrations and animation fashion has such a dream-like high quality, and an actual contact of one thing lovely even within the weirdest of creatures, it felt like the proper match.”
Watch the surreal, nautical-themed video under.
“The music itself is about perceptions of magnificence,” Dartnall continued. “The feminine lead within the music is in a method, solely there as a result of it got here from the identify of the unusual mixed-up creatures that appeared in Victorian facet reveals.
“However in one other manner the feminine lead is central to the idea of the music as a result of we’re two males who’ve grown up throughout a time when the perspective in direction of ladies has been regularly challenged and mentioned.
Dartnall defined that the music represented “a mirrored image on the standard view of girls in relationships, and maybe the old style male gaze and ‘phwoar’ tradition” in society.
“As with most of our songs we’re simply enjoying with the phrases and never making any type of level; it isn’t activism, it’s a mirrored image on the experiences of these items by two middle-aged white fellas,” he added.
The duo will help the report with a rescheduled London present in March. Unique tickets stay legitimate.