Almost a year after we first heard It’s Blitz, its “Maps” moment gets lovely video treatment. Karen, Brian, and Nick (dis)appear in the clip as wispy, diaphanous ghosts, or angels, an ethereal effect director Barney Clay achieved by projecting images of the band on plumes of smoke. In its accompanying making-of featurette, Karen tells us she wanted something to fit the vibe of the song, which the band wrote during a snowstorm “so it’s very wintry feeling.” True to that, it might give you the chills. Watch:

Watch them spin around and rise out of the ground in this making-of:

It’s Blitz is an album.

Comments (5)
  1. lalala  |   Posted on Jan 26th, 2010 0


  2. lame  |   Posted on Jan 26th, 2010 0

    wow they’ve really sold out

  3. eh why did they think that using the smallest resolution would be a good idea?

  4. Greg  |   Posted on Jan 26th, 2010 0

    Is there such a thing as a non-gay hair and make-up guy? He looks gay AND stoned!

  5. Anon  |   Posted on Jan 26th, 2010 0

    If Karen’s relationships were based strictly on the output of her current boyfriend’s artistic representation of her band, then Spike Jonze is the one that got away.

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