Spike Jonze x Arcade Fire – “The Suburbs” | Video

By - November 19th, 2010

There is something intricately fascinating about the American suburbia. Past the peaceful rows of houses with white picket fences, still water runs deep as an uncomfortable omen seems to lurk underneath the homely exterior. It is the place where damage lies hidden behind closed doors, and but all lawns look meticulously groomed to sinister perfection. At least that is what it seems in Spike Jonze’ video rendition of Canadian group, Arcade Fire’s latest track, “The Suburbs”. As the band croons on about the complications of teenage friendship nurtured in the suburbia, where children dream of getting out and spend bored days running amok in the sun, Spike Jonze brings in a dark perspective in translating the music into a short.

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Tory DLM
Tory DLM

Hi, I just want to know whats the name of the blond guy (he have a girlfriend in the video) please. well thanks (: