Owen Pallett’s sophomore solo album under his own name, the gorgeous, meticulous In Conflict, was one of 2014’s best. Today the Canadian musician and Arcade Fire collaborator released a video for one of the album’s tracks, “The Sky Behind The Flag.” Animated videos seem to be something of a thing this year, and this one was created by Eno Swinnen. Pallett said the song is about distance and closeness:
The song is about how great distance can exist between things that appear to be very close. Like two lovers, or two halves of a brain: the extrovert that is engaging with the world, and the introvert that is providing commentary.
Watch it below.