Each track by Everything Everything is ornate, carefully constructed.
Each note is well placed, with the band favouring an astutely thought through approach. New album 'Arc' is a case in point - all sharp elbows and about turns, it veers and soars to it's own intricately wrought path.
So it should come as no surprise that Everything Everything pay a little bit of attention to their visual representation. 'Duet' recently received the go ahead for the video treatment, with Jonathan Higgs coming up with the idea and gearing the direction.
A dramatic, post-apocalyptic video, Higgs describes it thus: "This song is about being with someone you love at the end of the world, even if it's just the world that you both share. I wanted to do something visually related to the ash/concrete bodies found at the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in Pompeii. They are amazingly powerful to look at and formed by a totally natural, destructive force. The bodies of the people are huddled together while there is death literally raining down. That's what I wanted it to feel like".
Does he succeed? Judge for yourself...
Watch it now.
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'Duet' is set to be released on March 24th.