Filmed in Washington state, the beautiful footage follows an old, bearded man from his cabin through sun-dappled woods onto the shore and into a small rowing boat. Describing the video Elderkin said:
“When Justin sent me a breakdown of what certain parts/lines of the song meant to him I did my best to decode it and curate into something simple, and hopefully the viewer can take from it their own feeling of what the towers represent. It was shot up in Washington state, mostly on Indian-preserved land, and our actor’s name was Mystic. He seemed to be very tuned into the land, and when he said he was also willing to fall into the freezing cold ocean up there (seems a bit sharky too), I knew he was my guy.”
‘Towers’ will be released as a 12” single on 5 March backed by a cover of John Prine’s ‘Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)’.