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Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell release mesmeric video for Orion (The Weary Huntsman)

Lisa Gerrard/Jules Maxwell
(Image credit: Robbie Perry)

Dead Can Dance frontwoman Lisa Gerrard and DCD member Jules Maxwell have released a mesmeric video for their new single Orion (The Weary Huntsman) which you can watch below.

The song is taken from the pari's recent album Burn which is available now through Atlantic Curve Records.

The new video was created by David Daniels who has created motion graphic design, art direction and projections for Roger Waters The Wall in Berlin and Led Zeppelin O2 concert, in addition to animated films showcased at Paris' Pompidou Centre, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte, Reina Sofia, Madrid and film festivals around the world.

"This video is composed of hundreds of photos from personal archive, overlaid and digitally treated, then overlaid again and again in an attempt to create an active painting, that moves from black and white to colour. A walk as such through a forest," says Daniels.

"I could always hear how this track could evolve in a huge way sonically, and I was allowed the freedom to explore that. Lisa and Jules created a stunning, almost lullaby-type song, and we aimed to maintain that innocent beauty while also expanding the track sonically," says Burn producer James Chapman.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.