banks' new music video looks like a strange collaboration between hitchcock, lynch and anderson

BANKS collaborates with director Marie Schuller to pay tribute to the psychosexual thriller.

by Isabelle Hellyer
19 January 2017, 4:33am

American songstress BANKS has shared the music video for Trainwreck, the electronic highlight of her sophomore album The Altar. Directed by fashion filmmaker Marie Schuller, the clip is thick with references to classic thrillers, from Hitchcock's The Birds to David Lynch's Mullholand Drive

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Schuller herself offered a simpler reading of the clip when she shared a snippet on Instagram, promising "Domestic bliss from BANKS and her grown up triplets." A strange vision of bliss indeed.


Text Isabelle Hellyer

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