ben howard- keep your head up
Post on 02-Dec-2014
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Keep your head up MUSIC VIDEO ANNOTATED4/30/12
Element of mystery not being able to see the figure from this worm shot draws attention for the audience wanting to know more information The focus on the bubble shows how detailed the video is, bubbles are usually associated with children blowing bubbles so this shot
OpeningI tried my best to embrace the darkness in which I swim. Oh the darkness in which I swim
These are the lyrics sung at this part of the song, with this shot it could represent that the artist has been living 4/30/12 in darkness but now
There are several shots in this music video where the image is not clear, for example the three to the left This could suggests the artists state of
JourneyThroughout this music video the character Ben Howard plays changes his setting, but focuses on nature. He does this is most of his videos, such as wolves and old pines.
In this specific video he sets it out like a journey collecting things for his destination such as the hay stacks the water and the wood.
It could also suggest from the lyrics of this song that hes starting afresh and starting something
Keep your head up, keep your heart strong. No, no, no, no. Keep your mind set, keep your hair long
This could be a technique the director used to keep the audience interested, they want to know where this journey is 4/30/12 leading to.