U2 have shared their new music video for their Songs of Experience single, “Get Out Of Your Own Way.” For the visual, the Irish band connected with Israeli graffiti collective Broken Fingaz Crew to direct, who approached U2 with this animated visual concept.
The provocative artists from Haifa were granted full creative control. Broken Fingaz Crew said the following about their mission statement for the “Get Out Of Your Own Way” video:
“The video addresses the current political situation: 2017 for us was the year fascists worldwide felt confident enough to raise their heads again, encouraged by Trump and other world leaders, who use people’s fear to build more walls and segregation.
The song is both a personal letter and a clarion cry to the global situation, and in the same way, we’ve combined our psychedelic pop style with political imagery; shot entirely analogue, using paper cut and stop motion animation techniques in collaboration with Adam Albo, who edited the video.”
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