The new video for L.A. singer Gallant's crushing breakout single "Weight In Gold" establishes impressive emotional gravity without doing very much at all. Shot entirely in a dark room, it opens with the strike of a match but becomes a more impressive show of lights and pyrotechnics as the song itself builds.
"Since 'Weight In Gold' is really just an unfiltered list of all the thoughts that pop in and out of my head," Gallant explained in an email to The FADER, "it felt right to visually pair it with something just as disorderly, abstract, and human." Indeed.
This weekend, Gallant kicks off his tour with Sufjan Stevens across the United States, performing in theaters for select dates in October and November; see dates for that below.