The Grateful Lifeless continued the American Beauty 50th anniversary celebrations this week with the discharge of a brand new music video for “Ripple”. After a number of days of teases throughout social media, the music video for the Robert Hunter/Jerry Garcia collaboration arrived on Thursday morning.
Animated by Actuality Movies, a desk of tarot playing cards at the start of the video launches the viewer right into a mystical world. All through the video, the protagonist—The Idiot—wanders by means of the religious area, The World, aided by The Star, The Moon, and The Solar. As The Idiot journeys by means of this otherworldly expertise, he meets characters corresponding to The Satan, The Magician, and The Empress, who information him alongside.
In accordance with jambands.com, a press launch famous, “The Grateful Lifeless’s “Ripple” grew to become a sort of cosmic religious after its debut 50 years in the past. Since then, the common attraction of Robert Hunter’s serene prose and the band’s heartfelt efficiency have made the track a well-liked alternative at the whole lot from weddings to funerals.”
It continued, “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 track immediately.”
Take a look at the brand new music video for “Ripple” beneath and click here to buy a fiftieth Anniversary Version of American Magnificence.
Grateful Lifeless – “Ripple” (Official Music Video)
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