In Savages’ new video for “Strife”, what begins as a pleasant walk along the beach quickly transpires into something out of Fight Club. I imagine this was pretty fun to film, but it’s definitely not for the faint of heart.
Update: The video was inspired by Albert Camus’ 1942 novel, The Stranger. As singer Jehnny Beth explains, “We wanted to make a video that focused on a timeless human physicality and physical expression, a search for understanding through the movement, action and reaction of two characters. We chose the classical landscape of the empty beach. A fight ensues between two men: one older, one younger; a tragic outcome, and death.”
“Strife” comes from Savages’ debut LP, Silence Yourself.