David Knight - 19th Mar 2014

It's shot in and around Hollywood, but Nez's video for Paolo Nutini's Scream (Funk My Life Up) is not about the glamour. It's about shining a light on its shabby underbelly. Paolo's fellow performers are real Hollywood characters, who haven't tasted much success in Tinseltown. But it isn't a grim portrayal of the has-beens and the never-weres either - it's a celebration.

Like Iron City, the other song just released from Paolo Nutini's new album Caustic Love, Scream (Funk My Life Up) highlights the singer's soulful growl and a sound that owe a big debt to Sixties R&B. Nez's video also has a nostalgic feel, but from a different era, back when Romanek and Corbijn were mixing pop and the street and making art.  

Watch 'Paolo Nutini 'Scream (Funk My Life Up)' by Nez' here

PRO Credits


ProducerSarah Boardman
EditorMax Windows
Director of PhotographyAndrew Wheeler
Production CompanyRiff Raff Films
Director's RepresentationJoceline Gabriel
CommissionerDan Curwin
LabelAtlantic Records
Executive ProducerMatthew Fone
Production ManagerLaure Salgon
1st ADRyan Orenstein
WardrobeLauren Tafuri
Make-upVictoria Aronson
Editing companyStitch Editing
Colour grade companyThe Mill
ColouristMatt Osborne

David Knight - 19th Mar 2014

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