The National har delt deres seneste track “Day I Die” fra deres kommende album Sleep Well Beast. Musikvideoen er instrueret af Casey Reas og komprimerer den rasende energi i en performance med det hårde slid af turnélivet. Et kort indblik i livet som The National.
Reas tilføjer: “Graham MacIndoe captured eighteen time-lapse photo series during rehearsals at Le Centquatre in June 2017 in Paris. Hours of rehearsal are compressed into a few minutes. Over five thousand of these photographs were brought together to make the final video. I wrote custom software to collage multiple photographs together and to compile them into videos. A flickering colour layer abstracted from broadcast television signals augments the black and white footage. The images here are played back at 12fps, near the threshold of the persistence of vision.”
The National udgiver albummet Sleep Well Beast den 8. september 2017.