French electro-pop outfit Phoenix released their sensational sixth album Ti Amo last year in the fall, but the band has collaborated with fashion network Made-to-Measure to release a new video for one of the album’s deep cuts, “Role Model.”
With the impeccably stylish flair that seems to come natural to the French, Phoenix’s new video artfully splices shots of the band voguing into archival footage from famed German fashion photographer Helmut Newton. Thanks to the seamless editing and aesthetics, the video for “Role Model” looks like it was pulled directly from a box of tapes from 1983.
Directed by Chris Hopkins, who rose to prominence as a Creative Director and frequent collaborator of Australian DJ collective The Avalanches, “Role Model” is four straight minutes of uncut European ’80s cool.
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