Metronomy—Devon's own Paris-dwelling Joseph Mount—and his drumming companion Anna Prior, lay out their stall at Charles de Gaulle airport. The live set up is stripped, with the conveyor belt looping around, while a troupe of four dancers are set in glorious motion. It's all terribly chic. There are bongos. There are ankle-swinging wide-legged pants. The whole shebang is directed by Colin Solal Cardo.
If the subway according to The Avalanches sounds awesome (it does), then it's a no-brainer that the video would present a transportation system that's more like a hedonistic feel-good club (yes, it's a wee bit NSFW) than the maddening, stressful reality of most underground commutes.
Nearly a year after its initial release, "Capable of Anything" - the lead track of Ben Folds' So There album, a chamber rock affair with the sextet yMusic - finally has an official video. It features Australian Ballet dancers Vivienne Wong and Calvin Hannaford as a couple whose passion gets frayed (literally) as the song progresses.