Mesmerising stuff from Sonnymoon and their video for Just Before Dawn

Posted by Holly Wilkins,

Did I just dream that? For eight minutes and 15 seconds? Well it certainty felt like it. A two part track directed and edited by Gordon Hendrick and Hunter Steinman, it is the best eight minutes (and 15 seconds) I’ve ever spent. With no real narrative attached, you float from night time to dawn to night time again through a flow of incredibly endearing snapshots of ordinary life. The warm strokes of the synthesiser transforms into a medley of strings mirrored by psychedelic graphics, which then cleverly morphs into a man’s face. Gotta love the kid who gets pulled away from being soaked – looks like he is having a whale of a time. Ordinary is beautiful. Fact.

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    Sonnymoon: Just Before Dawn

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    Sonnymoon: Just Before Dawn

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    Sonnymoon: Just Before Dawn

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    Sonnymoon: Just Before Dawn

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    Sonnymoon: Just Before Dawn

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Posted by Holly Wilkins

Holly worked with us as an editorial intern after studying at Leeds University and working in the PR industry in Los Angeles for a short period. She wrote for the site between March and May 2013.