The White Album - Seasons
Artist The White AlbumSong title Seasons
Year 2013Genre(s) Altenative
Denmark folk outfit The White Album can now present to you the melancholy video to their wintry track 'Seasons End' which has been taken from their debut six-track EP 'Conquistador' released in September 2012 through Popular Recordings/Tri-Tone.
It's a particularly well designed and gripping video featuring actors Henrik Jongdahl and Dines Vesterkaer Slavensky as the man and the boy respectively. Produced by one of the band members Claus Arvad and his filmmaker friends Jakob Nimb Jensen and Thomas Lund, the video features a man walking through a snow covered deserted amusement park and imagining the lights all being on and even buying popcorn at a refreshment kiosk. He also keeps imagining the figure of a young boy playing at the park which is the Brakken amusement park near Copenhagen. The filming is all in slow motion suiting the down-tempo sombreness of the track. The haunting vocals and echoing guitar melody is truly enchanting to the ear and perfect for the wintry season.
The idea of the video was a deep mix of emotional contrast as Claus points out, 'There is a fantastic contrast in the warmth of the lights VS the cold and ghost-town like feel of the deserted, dark and snow covered amusement park.'