Watch Speedy Ortiz unveil ‘I’m Blessed’ video
The track features on album ‘Twerp Verse’.
Ahead of a string of US live dates, Speedy Ortiz have shared a claymation video for track ‘I’m Blessed’.
The song is taken from the band’s latest album, ‘Twerp Verse’, released back in April this year (read our interview with vocalist Sadie Dupuis as featured in the April issue of DIY here).
“I was given an incredible amount of freedom and trust when making the music video for ‘I’m Blessed’,” says animator Hannah Darrah. “The song already had so much creative imagery and Sadie, herself, was a great inspiration. I hope viewers are able to appreciate the idea that we have the ability to summon different aspects of ourselves and we have the power to use those traits to save us from our own snakes and coyotes.”
Watch ‘I’m Blessed’ below.
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