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Northern Irish rock band The Divine Comedy released this animated music video for their tracks Infernal Machines and You’ll Never Work In This Town Again.

We’ve never heard of a double music video before, but the idea really works. The band switch up the animation when the track changes in a seamless way, making each song feel both connected and distinct. The first half looks like a mix between a Soviet propaganda film and Pink Floyd’s Another Brick In The Wall. The heavy, brutalist music playing in the background backs up these themes perfectly.

The Divine Comedy Shows Off This Brill Animated Music Video image of The Divine Comedy

The second half is a cheerier affair and uses animated art styles from the 1960s. But it still has a dark element to it as well, as behind the glossy visuals is a sinister message about the negatives of consumerism and the stresses of the modern age. Both videos are a comment of the downsides of fast-paced capitalism. The band have an incredible approach to creating music videos and give us something completely unique with this vid.

The Divine Comedy|Infernal Machines x You’ll Never Work In This Town Again|Music Videos

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