Fleet Foxes have shared a short-film directed by frontman Robin Pecknold’s brother, Sean

It accompanies the track ‘I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar’.

Fleet Foxes have shared a short film for ‘I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar’.

The opening track on their 2017 record ‘Crack-Up’, the near 7-minute clip was directed by frontman Robin Pecknold’s brother, Sean Pecknold.

He explains: “For me, the song encapsulated the themes and feelings of the whole record like an overture; the darkness / lightness, the fast / slow, the tension between two competing voices and the unpredictable dynamic shifts of tempo and voice. I wanted to create a striking visual allegory that felt both intimate and lonely, grand and triumphant.

“With the film I wanted to visualize the struggle within the song through the story of a fictional character trying to escape from his house and reach an ever elusive mythical place only to be brought back to the start by the pull of a mysterious red cube. At the start of the film it’s as if we have happened upon a man tired from a repetitive struggle that has been going on for weeks, months, even years. There becomes a frustrating sense of repetition as he attempts to reach these metaphorical end goals and fails time after time. It’s something I can relate to, and hopefully others can too.”

Watch ‘I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar’ below.

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