The Odissey, a short film written by Florence + The Machine
Florence + The Machine released 47 minute short film featuring songs from their latest album, How Big, How Blue, How Beatiful, complete with new connecting secenes. It includes visuals for What Kind Of Man, How Big How Blue How Beautiful, St. Jude, Ship To Wreck, Delilah and Queen Of Peace.
The film is arounded off by the new Third Eye video.
"The film is titled 'The Odyssey' because it follows Welch's cinematic journey through the storm of heartbreak," said Haycock. "Like the layers of Dante's purgatory, each song or chapter represents a battle that Florence traversed ... that embodied each song or story," he said. The pair began working on the project over a year and a half ago at the Chateau Marmont in Beverly Hills, according to Welch. Talking about the film Florence said: “This is the finale of a very personal project that came from a conversation Vince and I had while i was writing How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. I was talking to him about the record and the car crash of a relationship break up I was going through. The highs and the lows of love and performance, how out of control I felt, the purgatory of heartbreak, and how I was trying to change and trying to be free. And we decided we would re-tell this story in full. We would re-claim this experience, re-imagine it and in some way perhaps I would come to understand it, to exorcise it. And so the Big Blue Odyssey began...”
The full film can be streamed on the Florence + The Machine website.