Published Sep 05, 2019The New Pornographers are returning with their new album In the Morse Code of Brake Lights, and they are giving it an extra push with a video for the recently shared track "Falling Down the Stairs of Your Smile."
The clip was directed by Mitchell deQuilettes, who had this to say of the results: "I was really drawn towards the idea of an individual being sucked into a larger entity against their own will. And how we all need to become a part of the business system in order to survive. Carl [Newman] said he wanted dancers and a strange tumbling sequence. This is our weirdo result."
Watch the video for "Falling Down the Stairs of Your Smile" below.
Frontman A.C. Newman (a.k.a Carl Newman) previously explained this of the song:
There are so many songs like 'the something of love"'— you know, there's "The Book of Love,'" "The Freeway of Love"…. Then I thought of 'falling down the stairs of your love,' and I thought, that kind of works. I think it has that element of how do you deal with the ideas of love and happiness in this world right now? When current events are stressful, that makes a stress on people's relationships, and you're trying to figure out how to be happy in this loving relationship in this world that seems ugly at every turn.
As previously reported, In the Morse Code of Brake Lights will arrive on September 27 via Collected Works Records/Concord.