Owen Pallett "The Sky Behind the Flag" (video)

Owen Pallett "The Sky Behind the Flag" (video)
Orchestral wonder Owen Pallett is back to promoting his incredible In Conflict LP, having just revealed an equally intimate but abstract set of visuals behind the album's "The Sky Behind the Flag."

Director/animator Eno Swinnen offers up a series of fragmented scenes throughout the clip. Scored by the nervous tension of Pallett's electronics-assisted mood-pop, it reveals prismatic, rotoscoped portraits of a long-haired woman, with subtitles alluding to a distancing relationship. Elsewhere, we're treated to the sight of an incomplete astronaut, and the unsettling waving of a declaratory, though ambiguous flag.

You can let your mind fill in the blanks by giving the video a peep down below.

Tour dates:

04/14 Hamburg, DE - Kampnagel (K2)
04/15 Munster, DE - Roter Saal (AV Picknick Festival)
04/17 Budapest, HU - A38
04/19 Kosice, SK - Tabačka KulturFabrik
04/21 Warsaw, PL - Pardon To Tu
04/22 Warsaw, PL - Pardon To Tu
04/24 Tallinn, EE - Vaba Lava (Jazzkaar Festival)
04/25 Colmar, FR - Le Grillen (Supersound Festival)
05/28 Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret
05/31 Stratford-upon-Avon, UK - Stratford Art House
06/01 Coventry, UK - Fargo Village
06/03 Cardiff, UK - Portland House
06/06 London, UK - Field Day - Victoria Park
06/14 Calgary, AB - Luke's Drug Mart
06/15 Winnipeg - Union Sound Hall
07/13 Quebec City, QC - Festival D'Été de Québec
07/18 Ostrava, CZ - Colours of Ostrava
07/23 Cartagena, SP - Catedral Antigua (La Mar de Músicas)
08/21-22 Storkow, DE - Musikfestival Alinea Lumr
09/05-06 Essen, DE - Ruhrtrienalle
09/10-12 Raleigh, NC - Hopscotch Music Festival