Directed by filmmaker and photographer Emma Elizabeth Tillman, Emma says, “‘Buddy’s Rendezvous’ is a world unto itself. It is a place out of time. My dream for the video is that it would surrender itself to the power of the song. An unnamed man (played by Craig Stark), fresh out of jail and down on his luck makes his way across the fractured landscape of Los Angeles to meet his daughter (played by Arrow DeWilde). All the while he is beset by memories of a more innocent time. Despite her hesitance, his daughter and her boyfriend (played by Gilbert Trejo) agree to meet her father and find moments of sadness and sparks of tenderness in the connection made. Although the video and the song can be considered love letters to Los Angeles, the themes are universal. Disappointments, regrets, forgiveness, tenderness, perseverance, and love. The incredible performances by Arrow, Craig, Gilbert, and David Haley all coalesce to bring this vision to life. Cinematography by James Wall on 16mm evokes the down and out feeling of LA, merging past and present. This video could not have been accomplished without the talent of producer Bria Little and creative director and editor Jonathan King.”
Alongside the video, Lana Del Rey’s cover of the track is also out now. Check out both of them below.
See Father John Misty live at the following dates:
25 - Oslo - Sentrum Scene
28 - Stockholm - Cirkus
02 - Denmark - KB Hallen
03 - Berlin - Columbiahalle
04 - Amsterdam - AFAS Live
06 - Brussels - Ancienne Belgique
07 - Paris - Salle Pleyel
09 – London - O2 Academy Brixton
13 - Gateshead - Sage Gateshead
15 - Glasgow – Barrowlands
16 - Glasgow – Barrowlands (second night added)
17 - Manchester - O2 Apollo Manchester
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Fresh from sharing his ‘Live at Electric Lady’ live EP last week, FJM has confirmed three more shows.
The six-track EP includes reworkings of cuts from his recent album ‘Chloë and The Next 20th Century’.
The track appears on recent album ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’.
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