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Behind The Scenes

28 November 2016

Back in September, Hook LDN got to accompany stylist Cynthia Lawrence-John to the awesome video shoot of 'One More Night', the latest single from Mercury Award nominee musician, Michael Kiwanuka.

 

 Directed by Nez and Pulse Films, Produced by Baron Bones, Performed by Brooklyn Jumbies Inc.

 

Spending the day snapping behind-the-scenes photos of all the extras and getting in some creative research too, it was a pleasure to be on set watching the magic happen. The stilt-dancers flew in from New York especially for the video and survived a full 10-hour day on stilts on only a few hours sleep, and we think the final outcome looks incredible.

Michael Kiwanuka has had an incredible rise, with his 2012 debut album scoring him not only a legion of fans, but even a collaborative invitation from the man himself, Kanye West. A modest and thoughtful artist, Kiwanuka has stayed true to his roots, his passion and his own sound, with comparisons regularly drawn to legends Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers and Randy Newman. Read his fascinating interview with The Guardian here.

Check out the making of the video below and keep your eyes peeled for our eyewear making an appearance off camera!

 

 

 

Missed our last blog post? Catch up with 'A Friday In London'.

 

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