Jimmy Brown - 23rd July 2012

Bringing new meaning to the term 'elevator music', Jesse John Jenkins shoots The Vaccines riding a lift where they manage to not only perform catchy new song Teenage Icon with all their equipment, they also transform into teen-friendly female and/or androgynous versions of themselves in a parallel universe-cum-lift.

Following his signing to Partizan and coming hot on the heels of his lovely video for The Vaccines' No Hope, Jesse coaxes a spirited (if somewhat claustrophobic) performance out of the West London fourpiece - and their gorgeous counterparts.

The opening and closing sequences were shot in the municipal magnificence of Wandsworth Town Hall, and the performances at Malcolm Ryan Studios. Good stuff.

Watch 'The Vaccines 'Teenage Icon' by Jesse John Jenkins' here

PRO Credits


DirectorJesse John Jenkins
Production CompanyPartizan Darkroom
ProducerAdam Smith
Executive ProducerClaire Stubbs
Director of PhotographyTrevor Forrest
1st ADLewis Arnold
Art DirectorOllie Tiong
StylistBex Croft Atkins
EditorStitch Editing
ColouristLuke Morrison @ The Mill
OnlinePete @ Nice Biscuits
EditorMax Windows

Jimmy Brown - 23rd July 2012

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