Watch James Vincent McMorrow’s Video For “Rising Water”

The song will appear on new album We Move.

August 08, 2016

James Vincent McMorrow will be releasing his new album We Move on September 2 and today he's premiering the visual for first single "Rising Water" with The FADER and TIDAL. The David M. Helman directed clip is set up seaside as groups begin their day to go grab the morning's catch. Fish are caught before the whole thing devolves into some endearing dancing and lots of embracing. In a statement to The FADER McMorrow said this about the video and working with Helman,


"I didn't tell David what I wanted to see in this video, I just told him what the song meant to me and why I wrote it. Beyond that he was free to go with whatever instinct he had. The idea he came back with was perfect, it was everything I could have hoped for. To me, he's made a video about the things we will do in order to move through loss. I've said this before, one of the bedrock ideas I built this album on was that dancing and heavy heartedness don't need to be mutually exclusive things, that the response to sadness doesn't have to only be slow tempos and minor keys. That's the video David has made, one that reflects the absurdity, beauty, comedy and tragedy, of life."

Watch James Vincent McMorrow’s Video For “Rising Water”