31 Oct 13
Recently, David Bowie bumped into James Murphy during the
anecdote of the year recording of Arcade Fire’s glorious, sound-of-my-soul tier single ‘Reflektor‘. Whilst there, they came to the conclusion that absolutely nothing bad could come out of them working together, and lo, it came to be that James Murphy’s “Hello Steve Reich” mix of ‘Love is Lost’ found its way into our terrible, fragile world. Now, David (and I think we know him well enough to call him that) has seen fit to pair Murphy’s aural treat with -in what we can only trust as his infinite wisdom- hand carved puppets of himself from his collection (of puppets of himself). He also finds time to utilize the same face projection technique that everyone really seemed to dig during his ‘Where Are We Now?’ video, marking the second rime anyone’s ever thought that was a good idea. It is, however, an absolute delight for fans of bathroom fixtures and thinly veiled allusions to Ashes to Ashes. I mean, just look at that tap, and that clown puppet! Truer delights, dear reader, cannot be found anywhere.