Home > News & Reviews > Foals

Foals Share Animated Video For Into The Surf

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 Written by Helen Payne

Foals have shared an animated video for their latest track.

Into The Surf, taken from the band’s forthcoming album ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 2’, now has an accompanying visual narrative. Inspired by frontman Yannis Philippakis' Greek family background, it relays the tale of two people trying to reach each other across the backdrop of a stunning, deep blue mix of ocean and sky.

The video was directed by Steve Warne, who worked on Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie. He said:

“The world of the song is so distinctive it seemed right to try and reflect it fairly closely with a mix of shimmering, expansive visuals with a human intimacy. The visual motifs were linked closely to the lyrics. By mixing traditional stop-motion with live action and digital animation techniques the idea was to aim for something that felt just about tangible but almost out of reach, echoing the themes of the song in a heightened dreamlike way. A little bit of reality with a dose of mystery.”

The follow up to ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1’ will arrive on October 18. The band have teased a UK tour for 2020, but no official dates have been confirmed.





Let Us Know What You Think - Leave A Comment!




Related News

Foals Announce Second Spring London Show
Wed 23 Oct 2019
Photo: Alex Knowles Foals have added a second London date to their 2020 tour plans.
Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 2 (Album Review)
Wed 23 Oct 2019
Photo: Alex Knowles Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis recently summed up the music industry when he claimed that artists can spend two years putting a record together only to see its initial welcome quickly wane as the consumer craves the next fix. With this attitude to new music—and, let’s face it, information in general—continuing to increase, you have to wonder where it’s all going to end up.
Foals Announce Huge UK Shows For Spring And Summer 2020
Mon 14 Oct 2019
Photo: Alex Knowles Foals have announced some huge shows for 2020.
Bombay Bicycle Club Add Second Dublin Show To 2020 Tour Due To Demand
Fri 13 Sep 2019
Bombay Bicycle Club have added an extra date to their upcoming live plans.
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Announce New Double Album 'Ghosteen'
Mon 23 Sep 2019
Nick Cave has surprised fans with the announcement of a new double album from himself and the Bad Seeds.
Bat For Lashes - Lost Girls (Album Review)
Fri 13 Sep 2019
Well, the new Bat for Lashes album is superb. Natasha Khan has mapped out a magical synth voyage into 1980s teen sci-fi horror, which marries her Home Counties purr with the 35mm joy of a Hollywood sound stage.
The Twilight Sad Share Two New Songs Rats And Public Housing Ahead Of Autumn Tour
Tue 08 Oct 2019
The Twilight Sad have shared two new songs ahead of their autumn tour dates.
Battles Share New Tracks A Loop So Nice... & They Played It Twice Ahead Of 'Juice B Crypts' Release
Fri 27 Sep 2019
​ Photo: Atiba Jefferson Battles have shared two new tracks prior to dropping their album.
 
< Prev   Next >