OWEN PALLETT debuts a brand new video clip in advance of his upcoming album, In Conflict, for the single “Song For Five & Six”. Directed by Jeff Scheven, the video features the choreography of Robert Binet, Choreographic Associate of The National Ballet of Canada, as well as the impressive dancing of students of Canada’s National Ballet School.
The NEW in-store release date for In Conflict is now the week of May 27th. However, concert attendees will be able to purchase the album ahead of the official street date at the following record release shows, starting on May 9th:
05-09 Montreal, PQ La Sala Rossa (with Doldrums)
05-10 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall (with Doldrums)
05-13 Brooklyn, NY Glasslands (with Doldrums)
05-14 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom (with Doldrums)
05-15 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s (with Doldrums)
05-17 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall (with Doldrums)
05-21 London, UK Oval Space (with Sean Nicholas Savage and Fairhorns)
05-23 Paris, FR La Maroquinerie (with Hauschka and Fairhorns)
05-25 Berlin, DE Volksbühne (with Xiu Xiu)
05-27 Lisbon, PT Lux (with Sean Nicholas Savage)
These live dates will feature the “power trio” lineup of drummer Robbie Gordon and multi-instrumentalist Matt Smith. The new configuration has been appearing as part of a series of after-shows for Arcade Fire, with whom Pallett has been touring extensively around the world and with whom he shared his recent Academy Award nomination for their collaboration on the original score for Spike Jonze’s Her.
In other collaborative news, this week saw the announcement of the new joint effort by Pallett and Dan Snaith (Caribou) under his “Daphni” moniker. You can listen to the “Julia”/”Tiberius” 12″ single HERE.
“Song For Five & Six”
Directed by Jeff Scheven
Choreographed by Robert Binet
Dancers: Madysen Felber, Patrick Foster, Shizuru Kato,
Clare Peterson, Liam Redhead and Keito Yamamoto
Executive Producer: Nick Sorbara
Production Design: Amy Perron
Stylist: Rob Gordon
Post Production: Jeff Scheven