Promonews - 7th Dec 2020

Joe Wheatley teams up with Nottingham indie band Do Nothing to create a world made of cardboard boxes for their breakthrough track Glueland.

Singer Chris Bailey describes the song as being about stuck in a weird limbo, and Wheatley places the frontman in a tunnel, composed of cardboard boxes (made in Nottingham), occasionally emerging into open spaces where seemingly unconnected things, from the innocuous to the outlandish, are taking place.

“As a native of Nottingham it was great to connect with a local band that are making genuinely interesting music," says Wheatley. "Chris explained the rationale of the album art with references to Xanadu from Citizen Kane, and the concept developed from there. Fast forward and we had 400 cardboard boxes to deal with.”

PRO Credits


DirectorJoe Wheatley
ProducerJoe Wheatley
Director of PhotographyBen Marshall
Focus PullerGuy Jenkins
EditorAdam Jones
ColouristJason Wallis
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
Other creditsDirector's Assistant: Robyn Smalley

Promonews - 7th Dec 2020

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