Nikki, she’s got no flag to fly, but she don’t seem to mind that much, no she don’t seem
And you, you’ve got your armor on. Nights out in babylon, yeah, nights out in babylon.
But maybe all you need is someone to trust, maybe all you need is someone.
And I won’t let you down, no I won’t let you down. I won’t let you down, my love.
I won’t let you down.
Creative Director: Morihiro Harano
Art Director: Jun Nishida
Director: Kazuaki Seki and Damian Kulash, Jr.
Choreographer: furitsukekagyou air:man
Spoon teams up with director Hiro Murai on the song “Do You” off Spoon’s new album They Want My Soul. Lead singer Britt Daniel and Murai talked to us about the making of the video in an exclusive interview here.
A gifted young grifter scamps and stamps across the screen, his fugitive flights aided by doctored documents and lying lawyers. The scurrying swindler dares viewers to keep up with his caper, but this race is now a chase with a “top man” on his case. Flowing type, smooth lines and cool jazz are a playground for this pursuit, snaking and sneaking across the colorful jet-set world of our confidence man’s creation, slowly fading to reveal the darkened truth.
Kuntzel + Deygas stylistically transpose the handmade design of Saul Bass using decidedly modern means. Accompanied by John Williams’ unexpectedly unctuous score, the duo’s title sequence for Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can is simply outta sight.
Interview with the creative directors, FLORENCE DEYGAS and OLIVIER KUNTZEL here.