The Correspondents tick the right boxes
You can’t beat a good animated video. And you can’t beat a good bit of DIY either. So the new clip from South London duo The Correspondents ticks all the right boxes for us. It was hand drawn to over 2232 frames by the band’s strangely named Mr. Bruce, whilst he was recovering from a broken metatarsal. The clip was three months in the making, which is a third of a baby, if you want to measure it in a weird way.
Forming in 2007, The Correspondents quickly burst onto the scene in a whirl of sweat, spandex and genre-hopping electronica. Their live shows, featuring outrageous outfits, travelators and infra-red sensored light boxes, earned them The Telegraph’s Top 10 Glastonbury highlights two years in a row.
Check out the new single, Well Measured Vice, above. With organs, guitars and horns punctuated by toe-tapping 60 ’s beats, it’s essentially an anti-prohibition anthem against contemporary East London censorship laws. 500 limited edition 10-inch vinyl’s of the song will be released on January 28th and each will be numbered and contain a bespoke hand drawn illustration by Mr. Bruce. The 500 images will then be made into a 40-second animated video. Their debut album is due out in early 2013.