Mumford & Sons Release 'Homme Less' Documentary Trailer (Top Story)
Wirthensohn's award-winning documentary tells the story of his long-standing friend, the model/photographer Mark Reay. It follows the life of Reay who lives homeless, but also the relationship between New York and one of its residents.
Mumford & Sons' banjoist Winston Marshall explains his own relationship with the city and the song's involvement. "In the belly of Manhattan every type of everybody is living on top of each other, swarming in and out of each other's lives. Sometimes, a lot of the time, you're face-to-face with these people and moments later you wouldn't have noticed. Even living there, somehow you barely know the half of it, I didn't."
"Thomas Wirthensohn made a film we love, Homme Less. It follows a close neighbor of mine at the time, Mark, a neighbour I never met, but inevitably we'd have brushed shoulders several times. Mark is one of the many men that make New York what it is, and Thomas' film is a perfect portrait of the beast that the city is. He kindly used his footage and put it against our song 'Tompkins Square Park', also the neighbourhood in which Mark and I lived. Here it is "
Meanwhile, Mumford and Sons will launch their tour stateside in March. See the dates - here.
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