Not all that much happens in this video for "Chasing the Light," the catchy but scuffed-up and almost grudgingly dance-able synth-pop single from Sweden's Lust For Youth, out today via Sacred Bones. A dude goes to the beach and crushes some pretty blue mussel shells in his hand. He walks up so close to a statue that he looks like he's about to kiss it, but then he goes to a department store and samples some perfume. Back at the beach, a young woman appears; she opens bottle of beer with her teeth, and then they make out, and then they go swimming, and then they make out a little more. Okay, it's not that nothing transpires, but everything goes by so gently and episodically that it feels like Norrvide just happened have a cameraman follow an actor around on a generally aimless day with a few very sensual surprises. The video was made by Copenhagen friends Kristian Emdal, Loke Rahbek, and Elias Bender-Rønnenfelt, who recently talked to us about the new record he has out with his band Iceage.
February 19, 2013