The video for “Young Blood” – the opening track to Cemeteries’ album The Wilderness, which was released earlier this year – doesn’t have much action, nor an alluring story line like the video for “Summer Smoke.” What it does have, though, is a visual style which matches the reverb and echo heavy music on the track. As guitar scratches repeat and fade into nothingness, a figure gets lost as a projector imposes images upon him. Watch it below.
Plugging away since 1999, The National finally hit mainstream success with the release of their 2010 album High Violet. Of course, this entailed their first world tour, but in the new documentary Mistaken For Strangers, it’s only the backdrop for the relationship between lead singer Matt Berninger and his younger brother Tom, who had no idea that these short videos he was shooting would turn into a public document of their troubled, if still loving brotherhood.
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