A Perfect Circle Releases Hypnotic 'Eat the Elephant' Video


A Perfect Circle debuted their first album in 14 years, Eat the Elephant, in April, and on Friday (Oct. 12), they debuted an formidable new video for the album’s title monitor. This opening section is a small piece of the album-length movie the group created.

The full 58-minute movie was shot utilizing a 360-degree digital camera system, permitting A Perfect Circle to create what it calls the “world’s first hologram album.” The full expertise can solely be considered by way of a particular prism designed for a smartphone that makes the footage 3D. It comes within the Eat the Elephant deluxe field set.

The video for the piano-driven tune begins by spinning round a lady -- who's adopted by way of your entire movie -- on a mattress, trying by way of a handheld projector. "Looming, omnipresent/ This process forward, this process at hand," sings Maynard James Keenan, immediately giving the piece a haunting really feel.

The display screen then reveals a person sporting a fuel masks, combating an odd air-breathing octopus-like creature. The video continues to swap between these two scenes.

The lady quickly skips across the mattress whereas the person’s struggle turns into extra jerky and intense because the creature grows. The animal ultimately floats above the lady's mattress and snatches her up, and a brand new youngster replaces her area. The man floats within the air like he’s drowning and shortly purple smoke floats up and round him.

The group defined that the unusual video is a companion for the tune somewhat than an precise music video. You can watch the section from the movie in 2D beneath.