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The Phoenix Foundation Music Video - Give Up Your Dreams

The Phoenix Foundation Music Video - Give Up Your Dreams

The Phoenix Foundation have released the incredible new video for their new album’s title track Give Up Your Dreams. The video, directed by Loren Taylor that pays special reference to the work of Soviet film-maker Andrei Tarkovsky, stars Bret McKenzie of Flight of the Conchords fame. Fans can check out the new video here.

The video is a clever play of the idea of giving up your dreams, a sardonic exploration of whether digging yourself into a hole is giving up or getting out. As director Taylor explains

“I like the ambiguity of watching someone dig a very deep hole. Is he burying something (his dreams)? Or is he digging a grave? Or is he digging a tunnel to somewhere? I think there is something compelling about watching him get incrementally more exhausted as he gets deeper and deeper into the earth,”

The Phoenix Foundation are currently in the midst of their nationwide GUYD tour, and have already played a sold-out show in Wellington as part of the 9-stop roadtrip. The band are bringing a host of opening acts along with them, and tickets are available now through Under The Radar

THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION – GUYD - NEW ZEALAND TOUR

SEPTEMBER

Thursday 24th Christchurch Allen St Rock Bar with Nakey and Anthonie Tonnon

Friday 25th Dunedin Sammy’s with Males and Anthonie Tonnon

Saturday 26th Queenstown The Sherwood with Anthonie Tonnon

OCTOBER

Thursday 1st New Plymouth The Mayfair with Disasteradio

Friday 2nd Auckland Powerstation with Disasteradio and Princess Chelsea

Saturday 3rd Tauranga Mauao Performing Arts Centre with Disasteradio

ENDS

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