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Retrograde Video Out Now

SeaSea EarthPosts: 2,343
edited May 14 in The Porch
Retrograde Video Out Now
News May 13 2020

The music video for "Retrograde" is out now!  The band teamed up with director Josh Wakely [Beat Bugs, Motown Magic] for the video's visual components.  Watch the "Retrograde" music video below or here.

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  • mcgruff10mcgruff10 New JerseyPosts: 24,064
    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
  • D-RodD-Rod Posts: 964
    mcgruff10 said:
    very different from their normal videos.   I like it.  great song 
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  • Ample JarAmple Jar Posts: 207
    Is that Greta Thunberg?
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  • skyvalleyskyvalley Posts: 178
    Ample Jar said:
    Is that Greta Thunberg?
    I think so. 
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    Ample Jar said:
    Is that Greta Thunberg?

    Going to say yes
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    Thank you!
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  • Abe FromanAbe Froman Posts: 4,434
    What a cool video!!  👏🏼 
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    Just watched it... we should take heed, the experts are saying that global warming will eventually eclipse any contagion. It's very poignant and superbly put together; thanks guys!
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  • StuffnJunkStuffnJunk Posts: 895
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    Is that Greta the Covid 19 expert?
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  • PapPap Aspra Spitia, GreecePosts: 23,194

    Ooh, yeah! All right!
    Were [Pearl] jammin
    I wanna [Pearl] jam it wid you.
    Were [Pearl] jammin, [Pearl] jammin
    And I hope you like [Pearl] jammin too.

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    Awesome!!!! Great vid and song
  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon I'm from Winnipeg, you idiot! (Chris Jericho)Posts: 23,837
    edited May 14
    not having a Lost Dogs Animal Shelter at the end was a missed opportunity. 
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  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon I'm from Winnipeg, you idiot! (Chris Jericho)Posts: 23,837
    having Greta in that video is sure to trigger a few republicans. lol
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  • justamjustam Posts: 21,333
    Good video!
  • PureandEasyPureandEasy Posts: 5,517
    I liked it, and I'm not really big into videos.  Wonder how they got Greta in the video, did they just reach out or was it a whole process.  I assume they couldn't just use her image without some authorization.
  • ICDragonsICDragons Posts: 36
    I thought the guy shouldn't have been a middle aged white dude, but the art was unique and the message righteous.

    When is this flooding supposed to happen? 10 years now?
  • Jason PJason P Posts: 18,771
    ICDragons said:
    I thought the guy shouldn't have been a middle aged white dude, but the art was unique and the message righteous.

    When is this flooding supposed to happen? 10 years now?
    10 years from 10 years but really 10 years.
  • LizJLizJ Posts: 143

    "Wakely (Filmmaker) says Thunberg was “the only person” he could envision in the fortune teller role, describing the 17-year-old Swedish native as “an absolute stone cold hero” for her unflinching climate change activism. With her permission, Wakely utilized a variety of existing footage of Thunberg which was then grafted onto the body of another actress to generate the finished product. “She never had to act a frame, but she provided that emotion I was looking for. It was a huge thrill to see an email in my inbox from her saying that she loved it,” he says."

    And about the middle aged white dude:
    "In the same vein, the customer who braves a downpour to find his way in to see the fortune teller was initially to be played by a professional actor. But without the ability to film on a set, Wakely turned to “Avengers” and “Captain America” cinematographer Trent Opaloch to portray the character instead. “He was stuck in his house in the middle of Canada, so it wound up literally being me directing Trent as he set up the camera and placed himself in the shot,” he says. “It was a really interesting and sobering and in some ways energizing time to be creating art like this.”"
  • axellaire8axellaire8 BelgiumPosts: 154
    Great video!! This song is one of the highlights from the album for me.It touched me directly when I listened to it the first time  and it continues. And GRETA, yes!!!!!

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  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon I'm from Winnipeg, you idiot! (Chris Jericho)Posts: 23,837
    wonder if greta is a fan. 
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  • ParksyParksy Posts: 1,083
    Excellent video. Excellent song.   =)
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    wonder if greta is a fan. 
    Even cooler yet, Pearl Jam is a fan of hers! As we should all be. 
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  • breakmarysfallbreakmarysfall Posts: 355
    THANK YOU Pearl Jam !!!

    I just saw the Video and got tears in my eyes ;) and so I am just overwhelmingly thankful right now for this wonderful peace of art that reflects so much my point of view, too... 
    Since 20 years I am following science on Climate change & the scaring forecasts and try to draw attention (n my little space) to that biggest problem of our times for all living beings on unique mother earth... and then, Greta started her actions and I started to believe in our youth, the young generation! ... and the movement grew and with it also my hopes - ...
    and now all is so perfectly set up in this Video, so Viva PJ, you just overtop again and again, you just rock and I am so grateful for your art and spirit, all again so perfectly combined,- now in 2020-  in this magic Gigatron flow - in your wonderful music, vision and ACTION! :blush:
    - so thank you so much, sent from the other side of the ocean - 

    ...and ps, I needed an outlet (again) after this stunning art experience that caused many emotions now, and hey, it is Saturday morning,
    10 o'clock here - when hope is still on the rise :) bee: 
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  • kaseylilykaseylily Michigan, USAPosts: 257
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    I like the the stores in the strip mall..  nice touch too  ☺
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  • Gern BlanstenGern Blansten Your Mom'sPosts: 11,102
    I thought it was would have been cool to see an animated band performance in there somewhere
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    Anyone know which tarot deck inspired the cards Greta uses? 
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