‘Dive’ is the infectious new single from Blondage, the Danish duo consisting of Pernille Smith-Sivertsen and Esben Andersen formerly known as Rangleklods. The track is the first off the debut EP, set to be released later this year via Tambourhinoceros. ‘Dive’ is about being broke, but happy, wild and careless, and suffering the consequences.” says Esben. “One of those hot summer days where you feel like the world is ending but you just don’t care.” The video is a collaboration between Blondage and director duo Jonas Bang and multidisciplinary artist M.I.L.K. The aesthetic and technical choices of the directing duo and the strong track have resulted in a beautiful and energetic video. Check out the premiere below!
The idea for the video came from Jonas and M.I.L.K. based on the lyrics and the mood of ‘Dive;
“We deliberately chose to shoot much of the video in Wall Street. Partly because of the many lines in the structures of surrounding buildings and partly because we associate the massive steel and glass buildings with a particular form of vanity and selfishness. We were very careful that everything should have a clear sense of warmth and summer in contrast to the surroundings, and not least because there is so much sunlight in the song. The cold blue shades are enhanced so skin appears neutral, maybe even slightly cold, while everything still holds a very distinct warmth” says Jonas Bang
“For us the song sounded as an understated criticism of the way we have structured our society where everyone is always chasing someone or something and most still end up with nothing but a full stomach. Like an endless hunt on the Savannah going on 24/7 in cities worldwide. We would really like to emphasize that theme in our locations so it was fantastic that we got the opportunity to shoot scenes in New York, as the city in all possible ways symbolizes the abundance and restlessness, that we feel in the song” Says M.I.L.K.
You can pre-order the new album from Blondage via Tambourhinoceros
May 19, 2016 – The Waiting Room, London, UK
May 27, 2016 – Lighthouse Festival, HR
Jul, 08, 2016 – Feel Festival, Bergheider, DE
Jul, 16, 2016 – Music with Friends, Arena Am Panometer Leipzig, DE
Jul 23, 2016 – Kulturfestival, St. Gallen, CH
Jul 23, 2016 – OYA, St. Gallen, CH (DJ set)
Jul 24, 2016 – Deichbrand Festival, Cuxhaven, DE
Jul 30, 2016 – Juicy Beats, Dortmund, DE
Aug 19-21, 2016 – Artlake Festival, Niederlausitze, DE
Dec 08, 2016 – Store VEGA, Copenhagen, DK
Dec 09, 2016 – Voxhall, Aarhus, DK