Published Jun 05, 2013Paper Lions have started their own record label, Fountain Pop Records, and as they gear up for the August 20 release of My Friends, the band are giving a taste of their new album by sharing a video for "Philadelphia."
The performance clip shows the band playing in a large, dimly lit warehouse with the evening sky visible through the windows. The song begins with the guys gathered around a single microphone for some Fleet Foxes-style group harmonies, and it then turns into an expansively upbeat indie rock tune.
In a statement, Paper Lions had this to say about the video:
In the video for "Philadelphia," a song that chronicles the MacPhee brothers' first and only family vacation to the city of brotherly love, we teamed up with local filmmaker and fellow Belfast PEI native Millefiore Clarkes. Since Mille's background is mostly in the documentary vein, she was a natural fit for what is probably our most linear storytelling song. Filmed as a one-shot in the Historic Charlottetown Seaport Warehouse, we really wanted to convey the largeness of the song through the use of a big, open space.
Check it out for yourself below.