BOUHA KAZMI has directed ‘Satisfaction’ from Zayn’s sophomore album Icarus Falls.
Touching upon elements of spirituality that we feel and don’t voice, the richly cinematic narrative expresses the mercurial beauty of a relationship set against the backdrop of an ongoing war. Underscored by Zayn’s lyrics about struggle and finding fulfilment, Kazmi depicts a metaphysical journey depicting love, loss and rebirth. The film takes a surrealist turn at the end as it captures the transcendental power of love, whilst bringing home the tragedy of war.
"The best film I’ve seen all year is Victoria. I saw it at the London Film Festival and it just blew me away. It’s all real time and there’s a scene in a club where it all pops off and just escalates. I’ve been on nights out like that, and when I heard the song I had this image of a situation building up and us staying with it throughout the duration. I thought the idea of a Hen and Stag bumping into each other played into the lyrics and that was that.
This stunning video directed by SCRATCH sees Aurora stranded on the edge of a city in a wasteland between the concrete jungle and the natural world. Seemingly possessed, Aurora is terrified by the prospect of being dragged back to the city and makes a dramatic escape as the song builds to its resounding crescendo. c/o Hunger Magazine.
"This cinematic and stirring promo shot by Max & Dania serves as a call to action, drawing parallels between the civil right movement in America in the 60s and events we’ve seen in today’s media from Ferguson, the Michael Brown shooting and more recently in the tensions in Baltimore.
Don't assume this is just another "Drive" rip based off the video still — there's something a bit more involved and intense going on as Kasabian holds their own against a crowd that's after blood and catharsis.
If the b/w malice of "Ian Wright" seems like something in Kanye and the Good Music zone, it's for good reason: Photographer and longtime Kanye photographer Fabien Montique served as creative director...