A tribute to that lifelong friend who pushes you to be brave, even if it leads to reckless abandon, and even if that friend is just what your imagination requires in order to get you to do what needs to get done.
Paranoia? Or a love story? Or a disaster? Or an exercise in ass-kicking? Well, odd things have happened in LA's Chinatown before, even if not on the level as this oddly smashing one from Twenty One Pilots.
This homage to those old grade school documentaries — nothing as scary or cute as this, thankfully — takes Twenty One Pilots from a one-camera lo-fi video capture of their first show to 12 lookie loos and on through to a pro-shoot of a massive two-night stand for 12,000 fans.
Do not assume this is just a video of a strummy ukulele tune played amongst rolling hills of gold. It's something much more twisted that hints at something way darker than the "serenading a loved one" concept.
And when you rewatch, you'll understand why there all those farm equipment close-ups in the intro...
Why the Balaclava? The subtitled intro? The duct tape helmets? Who cares. Here's a performance video that gallops along thanks to Twenty One Pilots' manic energy and Reel Bear Media's ability to find just the right off-kilter camera angles.