How do you shoot a music video in the middle of a jam packed Australian tour?
With a song named Oceans, simply drop front man Murph into the ocean to shoot a one take video 30 minutes before soundcheck on St. Kilda Beach, Melbourne, and let the rest of the magic happen in post.
Produced by Be-Hookd Digital and directed by Silas Armstrong, the band’s social team in the UK came up with the simple idea in a label meeting. Six weeks later armed with a GoPro, bluetooth waterproof speaker and a phone, they had convinced Murph to brave the cold sea with nothing but a camera man, tour manager and his swimming trunks.
Taking inspiration from the lyrics of Oceans, the animations were added based on Murph’s improvised reactions, bringing to life his thoughts and fears in the form of cartoon shark fins and rattle snakes, giving the fans a reason to watch the new video for Oceans over and over again.
While in Australia the band also recorded a very special Christmas themed Like A Version for tripe j, putting their own spin on the timeless Bing Crosby classic White Christmas.
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