Helsinki sonic wanderer Jaakko Eino Kalevi has shared the curious clip for his song 'I Am Looking Forward'.
The idiosyncratic songwriter recently returned with a new EP, releasing 'Dissolution' on Weird World.
EP highlight 'I Am Looking Forward' is out now, a drifting, psych-speckled aural document.
He comments: “Some time ago I felt that everyone was asking me all the time, ‘Are you looking forward?’ and it made me feel kind of nervous. It’s a funny expression – of course everyone is looking forward all the time. How can you not?”
Finnish animator Ville Vainio steers the clip, and his aesthetic neatly blends with the other-worldly songwriting.
He comments: "When I first heard the song, I immediately had this vision of Jaakko walking across different sceneries, looking very determined. Also, instead of telling a story, I wanted to capture the mood of the song and make it more like a video portrait of Jaakko's character."
Tune in now.
Catch Jaakko Eino Kalevi at the following shows:
28 London The Lexington
29 Milton Keynes MK Gallery
Photo Credit: Sanna Lehto
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