Dev Hynes (of Blood Orange) and Bryndon Cook (of Starchild & The New Romantic) have collaborated to form VeilHymn. Debuting with a stunning video with their lead track titled “Hymn,” the, have shared a gorgeous video for their debut track “Hymn”.It comes directed by Malia James and was shot over two days in Kingston, Jamaica. James gave a statement to Rolling Stone about the video, explaining the inspiration of Malian photographer Malick Sidibé:”I’ve always been a massive fan of Malick Sidibé’s work and have wanted to pay tribute to him since his passing last year. Taking Dev and Bryndon’s ideas and merging my love of Sidibe, I wanted to explore the concept of creating a fictional, vintage time and place similar to the confident and carefree spirits that Sidibé has documented.”
Take a look above! You can also watch an interactive version of the video with extra behind the scenes shots over at veilhymn.com.