Sampha’s Mind-Bending New Music Video Plays with Space and Time

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Creative Review: “When it came to creating the music video for Can’t Go Back, Sampha enlisted the help of SMUGGLER director Saad Moosajee. The brief was rooted in “magical realism”, with spirits, impressions, time, and portals all featuring prominently in the director’s initial inspirations. “While I began by thinking of this with examples in the real world – black holes, solar eclipses, the material known as Vantablack, the concept became most exciting to me when I placed the physical phenomena alongside cameraless photographs (photograms),” he says.”

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