New Video: The Chemical Brothers ft. Beck – Wide Open

Directed by their long-term video collaborators dom&nic – previous visuals include the legendary “Hey Boy Hey Girl” and “Setting Sun” videos – The Chemical Brothers release the stunning new video for “Wide Open ft Beck”. Taken from “Born In The Echoes”, the video centres on the evocative dance of a young woman whose body transgresses from flesh to another form throughout the course of the songs haunting vocals and delicate but powerful production. Check out the transformation in full below…

Dom&nic’s vision was to merge the mechanical and organic, having been inspired by procedural cellular structures; their VFX Team created a full CG model of the dancer, Sonoya Mizuno, comprising of 107 individual anatomic rigs, as well as bespoke tools to allow the seamless transformation which happens during the dance. Dom&nic have made an abundance of legendary videos including David Bowie & Trent Reznors’ “I’m Afraid of Americans” and “Ava Adore” by The Smashing Pumpkins.

“Born In The Echoes” is out now on Virgin EMI