The Snorri Brothers
Iím not sure what the pitch was. It probably entailed giving the idiosyncratic and resourceful Snorri Brothers
complete artistic freedom so they could stamp their unique visual style all over the video - which they did in
Furthermore if they ever did reveal what they were doing, then the executive summary could've run thus:
Fritz Lang industrial setting, teleportation device, mime artists, no band. So over the audio of
Cry, a procession of images introduces a multitude of characters, all
somehow involved in a narrative, which goes completely over my head. As it does most fans.
Rumour has it that Charlie gets a cameo as the guy in the background; either wheeling around disjointedly
on a scooter or walking around pressing buttons to open doors.
The Snorri Brothers are a hip, happening, but uncompromising outfit. Perhaps their videos for REM and The Streets
make a little more sense, but the meaning here is far too obscure.
the kids said:
"What the ... ?"
Eagle made some cheap-and-cheerful VHS copies. Now very hard to find, they just have a
crudely printed spine sticker. Some have additional Seasaw stickers stuck over the top.
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