The 1975 Release 'Somebody Else' Video

07/11/2016
.
The 1975

(Radio.com) Combine something that looks straight out of French New Wave cinema with a laugh track and what follows is bound to be surreal. That's exactly the feeling The 1975 seem to be going for in their new music video, "Somebody Else," which they have premiered.

At over 8 minutes long, "Something Else" feels closer to a short film than a music video. In the opening 3-minute segment, frontman Matthew Healy, with his face painted up like a clown, returns to a barren room where a young woman sits despondent on the sofa.

Shot entirely in black and white, he proceeds to remove his attire and makeup before sitting on the couch next to the woman and speaking in garbled, warped audio. Although the band claims they were aiming for something along the lines of David Lynch with their latest video, the opening at least feels closer to Francois Truffaut.

When Healy decides to leave the depressing room, the scene transitions into color and the music video officially begins. He wanders the London streets, sticking to marginalized spaces that reveal the city's seedier side. The video's overall surrealism continues as Healy begins to see himself in all the people he encounters, be it a new lover or a diner patron. Read more here.

Radio.com is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Radio.com/CBS Local - Excerpted here with permission.

advertisement

The 1975 Music, DVDs, Books and more

The 1975 T-shirts and Posters

More The 1975 News

Share this article
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


The 1975's New Album May Be Their Last

The 1975 Release Cover Of Sade's 'By Your Side'

The 1975 Announce North American Spring Tour

The 1975 Stream Their Full O2 Arena Performance

Charlie Puth's Covers The 1975's 'Somebody Else' Goes Online

Quickies: David Lee Roth- A Day To Remember- The 1975- Dope- Candlebox- more

The 1975 Announce North American Fall Tour

The 1975 Release 'Somebody Else' Video

Periphery, The Word Alive and From First To Last Stars Cover 1975

The 1975 Release 'A Change of Heart' Video


More Stories for The 1975

The 1975 Music


advertisement



Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2017 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.