Arcade Fire have released their official video for “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)” off their latest album WE. The video was directed by Academy Award nominee Benh Zeitlin.
Zeitlin’s approach employs fragmented images revolving around a set of thematic ideas — youth, loneliness, pleasure, pain — all converging around unconditional love, and all using wind as the central visual mechanism. The wind is captured at its most destructive and frustrating, but ultimately as building toward an understanding that, like all forces of nature, when we accept and love them they can elevate us.
Watch the video here.