U2 avoid color in new 'Song for Someone' music video | EW.com


U2 avoid color in new 'Song for Someone' music video

The first two music videos for songs off U2’s Songs of Innocence have been soaked in color, but “Song for Someone” avoids vivid hues in favor of black-and-white images of landscapes and Bono performing.

Illustrator and photographer Matt Mahurin, who previously worked with U2 on 1993’s “Love is Blindness,” directed the video, and called it a “true joy” to work with the band again in a statement. Bono, though, is the only band member actually featured in the video — his parts, most of them set against a backdrop of moving clouds, were filmed in Malibu in early 2015.

Watch the video, which premiered exclusively on Facebook Thursday, below.

Song For Someone (Directed by Matt Mahurin)

‘Don’t let it go out…’ Illustrator and photographer Matt Mahurin directs this visual meditation on ‘Song For Someone’, from U2’s latest album Songs of Innocence.

Posted by U2 on Thursday, August 27, 2015

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