After teasing a brand new video launch over the previous couple of days, the Grateful Lifeless have shared a brand new animated music video for his or her basic, Robert Hunter-penned music “Ripple.”
“The Grateful Lifeless’s “Ripple” grew to become a form of cosmic non secular after its debut 50 years in the past,” learn a press launch. “Since then, the common attraction of Robert Hunter’s serene prose and the band’s heartfelt efficiency have made the music a well-liked selection at every little thing from weddings to funerals. As related now as ever earlier than, the enduring optimism of ‘Ripple’ is a welcome reminder of higher days forward, when songs will, as soon as once more, fill the air. In that hopeful spirit, the band has premiered the primary official video for the music at present.”
The video was animated by Actuality Movies. It depicts a Tarot card studying come to life, telling the story of The Fools as he encounters The Muse, The Magician and The Satan. In line with a press launch, “the video additionally conceals a myriad of Easter eggs drawn from Grateful Lifeless lyrics and lore.”
The brand new video rounds out a 12 months of celebrating the fiftieth anniversaries of the Lifeless’s vaulted LPs Workingman’s Lifeless and American Magnificence (on which “Ripple” seems). Watch the brand new video under!