m83's excellent 'midnight city' video

 

The anticipation for M83‘s Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming release tomorrow is reaching its apex. Pitchfork just gave it the Best New Music nod, and streaming the entire double-album right here on Old Waver produces several goosebump moments.

Seems Anthony Gonzalez has succeeded in achieving the epic grandeur he’s always sought. That ambition continues with the premiere of the video for “Midnight City,” which matches the childlike innocence of the album art and adds supernatural mysticism. Directed by Fleur & Manu, it’s an engrossing watch:

As you might expect, there’s a “Midnight City” remix EP, which you can hear in full here. Personally, I prefer the “Man Without a Country” interpretation:

Loves me some m83!

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