Official video for the first single to be taken from Moby’s forthcoming album (and photo book) ‘Destroyed’. The video features Heather Graham alongside Moby and was directed by Evan Bernard and eyeball.
Video Director: Evan Bernard and eyeball: http://www.eyeballnyc.com
Video Producer: Kerri Kleiner
Production Company: Hello And Company
Indirectly inspired by David Bowie and Brian Eno’s production circa Low and Heroes (which Moby believes is now part of his DNA), the song is one of the few tracks from Destroyed that Moby himself sang on. “‘The Day’ was written in a hotel room in Spain at dawn when I hadn’t slept,” recounts Moby. “I wrote it on an acoustic guitar and recorded it on my phone, brought it home and re-recorded it with the old broken-down electronics I have in my studio.”
A deeply personal song about late night desperation and dark-night-of-the-soul disquietude, the video for “The Day” (directed by Evan Bernard) features Moby’s friend and actress Heather Graham in the role of a nurse/guardian angel “who gets to slaughter demons,” explains Moby. “I had this simple idea of Heather as an angel in a hospital. Evan expanded upon it and made it a lot more interesting, a lot more compelling.”
The basic plot of the video, according to Heather, is “a woman is lying in a hospital bed and I am the nurse and I give her some oxygen. Then it cuts to me as the angel flying, and then you see this scary demon.” The director elaborates: “She (the angel) is the defender of righteousness. She represents good, and she’s defeating evil.” Climaxing in a metaphysical battle between demon and angel, the video is filled with surreal imagery in an eerie clinical setting.
The alternative band SLIDE released their first music video in August 2010. The title of the track is called “Dime Store Queer”. The music follows a man’s journey backward in time, where he is forced to face past memories of bullying that happened to him during his high school years. In doing so, he begins to understand the source of his anger after re-visiting and witnessing the abusive imagery. Actress Mary McDonough from the classic/Emmy award TV show “THE WALTONS” has a cameo role in the video. The video takes a stand against bullying and hazing in general. The video was shot with HD cameras and directed by Matt Brailey and Kyle Wade of Chapman University Film School. Filming locations included Orange High School, Marion Knott Studios, and Sound Matrix studios, all of which are located in the Southern California/Orange County area.
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The first and only video Veil of Ashes ever made from the album Pain (Frontline Records-1987). Publishing rights were secured. We have permission from the copyright holder to record, perform, and video this title.