It’s possible that the music video of the year was released today.
I’m not going to commit to that just yet, but let’s just say that the Creators Project-produced video for M83’s “Wait” is a strong contender.
I would like to give you hope that after all the heavy material I’ve covered on the blog this week this is something to lighten the mood. Except that would be a lie.
This video is all apocalyptic drama and downright ponderous. But it is a thing of absolute beauty. It even has an homage to “2001: A Space Odyssey.” These people know how to flip my switch.
If you haven’t checked out M83’s 2011 double album, “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming,” you are late to the party and need to catch up. It was on my top 10 album list for last year.
“Wait” is the final installment of a trilogy of videos from “Hurry Up” featuring some mighty strange kids. I’ve included all three below.
This is part one:
And part two: