Premiere: Dave Allen – “Plainview”

Grayowl Point

There’s a timeless beauty to the black and white video for “Plainview,” the opening track of Dave Allen’s debut When The Demons Come.

Filmed at St. Luke’s Anglican Church in Creemore, Ontario – the same church that Allen recorded some of his record – and co-created with Dave Murray of Half Acre Films, the video for “Plainview” features multiple Allens (think Orphan Black but less distressing) playing all of the needed instruments and he is even the lone audience member. Is Allen a clone? He explains the concept behind the video:

It was really a great learning experience for me to see the great attention to detail, planning and organization that has to go into set arrangement, timing, filming and editing of video. Dave [Murray] is really great at all these things. I always thought it’d be an interesting and quirky film experiment to try and perform live a song, but…

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