Jakob Trollback: Rethinking the music video

What would a music video look like if it were purely directed by the music? Not driven by a concept, nor by a desire to build an image, but purely as an expression of a great song? Designer Jakob Trollback shares the results of his experiment in the form. The song is “Moonlight in Glory,” from David Byrne and Brian Eno’s classic album My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, remastered in 2006.

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3 thoughts on “Jakob Trollback: Rethinking the music video

  1. Thanks for sharing this, I need to look in on TED more often. One of my absolute favorite albums of all time. I was a bit skeptical about the video then I watched it. Very nicely done.

  2. Walt Disney did something similar – “Fantasia” (and then later, Fantasia 2000, though of course he was long dead by then, since his planned sequels to Fantasia were shelved after it did poorly upon release).

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