Sébastien Tellier has shared his enchanting new single 'A Ballet'.
The French outsider has taken his songwriting to astonishing levels - sampled by The Weeknd, he's working with Jean-Michel Jarre and Daft Punk, and he gatecrashed Eurovision in a golf cart.
New single 'A Ballet' is a rather more sedate return than that list of carnage might suggest, and it finds Tellier indulging his softer side.
A song that deals with "the edge of my intimacy" it's a dreamy, occasionally surreal traipse through his imagination.
“This is a trip towards the edge of my intimacy, lost between my micro cosmos and my macro cosmos,” says Tellier.
“I am inclined to escape my responsibilities but theses days they tend to catch up to me. Domestic tasks and mental load invite me to dance their never-ending ballet. Little by little, I allow myself to enjoy it. And I ask myself: maybe the key to happiness is there, hidden under a dirty laundry basket?”
Valentine Reinhardt directs the video, which picks up on the more out-there elements of the lyricism - eye-catchingly surreal, it finds Sébastien Tellier relaxing in a bowl of cereal.
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