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Watch: TV on the Radio’s Feature Film ‘Nine Types of Light’

Posted by , on April 12, 2011 at 10:45 am 

Nine Types of Light, The fifth album from Brooklyn-based band TV on the Radio, hits shelves this week and they’ve decided to make a feature film to go along with it. Directed by frontman Tunde Adebimpe (who you may have seen in Rachel Getting Married), the band created the hour-long feature which is comprised ten music videos, for each of the songs on the new album. Check it out below, followed by more details, in today’s Daily Distraction.

Nine Types of Light is as much an album as it is a movie by TV on the Radio. The movie is meant to be a visual re-imagining of the record, and includes a music video for every song on the album. The band personally asked their friends and the filmmakers they admired to help direct the music videos. Tunde Adebimpe, the director for the full Nine Types of Light movie, storybooked the music videos together with interviews from local New Yorkers on various topics, including dreams, love, fame and the future. Tunde also directed the music video for Forgotten.

Are you a fan of the band? What do you think of the album and this movie?


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