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Kelela - A Message (Official Video)

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Published on Mar 3, 2015

Kelela is the LA-based singer with waist length dreads (watch her cut them off here) who we first heard on poptronica duo Teengirl Fantasy’s EFX and hailed as the future of music when we met her at the beginning of last year. We’re going back to the future once again with A Message, the first video from her forthcoming EP, Hallucinogen. Produced by Arca, Hallucinogen takes us on a journey through lust, longing, delirium and ecstasy. Directed by Daniel Sannwald, A Message is the stage that comes before lust, the darker realisation of love; the “rejection and amputation.” Watch the cartoon lights twist around and engulf the sylph-like singer, transforming her into a virtual goddess at war with herself, spilling out a rolling vocal that will mesmerise lesser mortals…

Kelela Facebook https://www.facebook.com/kelelamusic
iTunes http://hyperurl.co/kelela_amessage
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kelelam

Produced by: Arca
Additional production: Boots

Taken from the forthcoming HALLUCINOGEN EP out May 5th, 2015.

Director Daniel Sannwald
Co-Directed by Animation Director Fantasista Utamaro
Director of Photography Jake Scott
Video Projections Imed Benameur

Stylist Georgia Pendlebury
Choreographer Clément Gyselinck
Hair Tomohiro Ohasi
Make Up Damian Garrozo

Producer Juliette Lambert
Produced by Slowdance
Post Production Studio Private

Line Producer Mélodie Buchris
1st Assistant Director Fabrice Jeandemange
Focus Puller David Reinhard
2 Ac Edit Roxanne Perrot

Key Grip José Gomes
Spark Victor Mermain
Spark Bazile Barniske
Desk Operator Philippe Amblard
Grip Cyril Muscat
Props Dimitri Theuriau

Animation Crew
Character Design Yusuke Kozaki
Animator Tetsuya Tatamitani, Misa Koyasu, Yasumi Ogura, Rapparu, Masanobu Hiraoka
Composite Director Yuichiro Saeki

Edit, Post Production and Special Effects Studio Private

Global Head of Video Danielle Bennison-Brown
Senior Video Commissioning Editor Jack Robinson
Head of Creative Bunny Kinney
Head of Branded Production Fiona Scott
Production Manager Tiwirayi Magwenzi
Associate Producer Declan Higgins
Production Coordinator Tom Ivin

Special Thanks
Golgotha, Management Artists, Narelle Dore and Studio Private

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