Beirut post video for When I Die


Photo: Paul Bachmann

Beirut have posted their video for When I Die.

“After the psychosomatic session that inspired the Gallipoli cover art, I ran another session with Zach to guide a new video for When I Die,” says its director Brody Condon. “Something was missing. Later I learned the song was loosely about a fictional suicide cult, so I facilitated a group encounter with the band before their show in Berlin.”

“I was surprised by their willingness to test each other’s boundaries, and spontaneously embody elements of Zach’s inner zone. They told me these intimate processes didn’t feel so differently from what they already do on stage.”

‘Gallipoli, for all its multi-cultural signatures, still feels more like a waypoint than a final destination’, Live4ever concluded in our review. Have a read in full here. It’s currently out on a European tour and is in Leeds tonight.

Tour dates:

11 – Leeds, Town Hall
12 – London, Eventim Apollo
14 – Vienna, Gasometer
15 – Munich, Zenith
18 – Milan, Alcatraz
19 – Zurich, Volkshaus

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