June 22, 2012

Beirut - "The Rip Tide" Music Video

Beirut released their latest music video today, this time for their latest title track, "The Rip Tide." The video is a gorgeous clip of a lonely boat at sea, surrounded by multi-colored, changing skies. Check out what Zach Condon has to say about it:

“I always felt that “The Rip Tide” wasn’t fully able to project its own ambitions in song form…no matter how it was performed or recorded, it felt contained by sound alone…I wanted more, as I often do with my music, and this is not a bad thing. Growing to accept a song’s limits is part of the process of creating and loving them. Which was why I was so excited to see what Houmam had dug into when he picked “The Rip Tide” out of all others for a video. The concept fit, and the product brought the song somewhere that I had only been able to describe to myself, now available for others to see and feel it much more as I had in the process of writing it.”

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