Why Harry Kinds’ New “As It Was” Video Resembles Elderbrook’s “Interior Gentle”
In August 2021, English musician Elderbrook launched the music video for “Interior Gentle,” his collaborative single with the digital duo Bob Moses. The visible stars Elise Legros and Jean-Yves Phuong as they dance on a rotating platform, located contained in the Panthéon in Paris. The scene is excerpted from French dancer and choreographer Yoann Bourgeois’ 2018 movie The Nice Ghosts.
“Interior Gentle” could now look acquainted to Harry Kinds followers, because the pop star dances on a rotating platform with Mathilde Lin in his new “As It Was” music video. Because it seems, Kinds’ new video is choreographed by Yoann Bourgeois.
Bourgeois had beforehand used a rotating stage in his 2014 piece He Who Falls, as Billboard notes. In an interview with NR, the artist remarked, “The connection with bodily forces has an eloquent capability that may be very large; it has the form of expression that’s common. That is one thing I search for by way of my work, as a result of the bodily phenomenon is one thing that occurs throughout cultures.”
Elderbrook has proven his appreciation for Harry Kinds previously, overlaying “Watermelon Sugar” in 2020. When reached by Pitchfork, the musician stated, “Large fan of Harry and his music. Could be flattered if our video for ‘Interior Gentle’ occurred to function inspiration in any method xx.”