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Enslaved Films "The Watcher" Video

Norwegian metallers Enslaved recently shot a music video for the song, "The Watcher" in Sweden with the Grammy Award winning director Patric Ullaeus. The band has posted the following report about Ullaeus and the video itself:

“When we got the chance to work with Patric and Revolver, we grasped it with all ten hands. His works are very impressive. We were first exposed to him through Dimmu’s latest video - the whole thing was very professional and remained ‘tasty’ within the fantasy framework. Our previous videos have been do-it-yourself and we have never worked with special effects on such a high level before. The video is built upon a dual development: the band performing the song in parallel with a story line. The story is based upon [lead singer/bassist] Grutle’s lyrics for ‘The Watcher’ and the story is written out in a co-operation between Grutle and [guitarist/songwriter] Ivar [Bjørnson] from the band, and director Patric Ullaeus. Without spoiling the surprise, the video story follows the lines of the lyrics – the individual’s struggle for truth and liberation, about revealing the real chains of existence and breaking them.”

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1. Jenny writes:

"the video story follows the lines of the lyrics – the individual’s struggle for truth and liberation, about revealing the real chains of existence and breaking them.”

^Perfect, a video that emphasizes the importance of the lyrics! As for the special effects that are to be included in the video, I'm interested in what this director has done. If Enslaved is happy with the works, then I hope to be happy when I see it. I'm anxious to see this video.

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2. cruor writes:

Just bought Vertebrae today. Badass f***in album, at this point best album of 2008 imo.

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3. americanpatriot1 writes:

Cruor: I've listened to a few tracks off of Vertebrae, and you are dead on. They just keep getting better and better.

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