The Smile share animated video for Thin Thing

The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming debut, A Light For Attracting Attention.

The Smile have shared a stop-motion, black and white animated video for the track Thin Thing. The video was directed by Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña.

On the video’s concept, León and Cociña said: “Hearing the song for the first time, we imagined a frenetic fluid that carries machines, pieces of human bodies and carnivorous plants. When presenting the idea to the band, Thom [Yorke] told us about a dream that made him write the song. We believe the video is the conjunction of these two things.” Watch it below.

Thin Thing follows on from the band’s previous releases, which include the tracks You Will Never Work in Television Again, The Smoke and Skrting on the Surface. The latter came with another black and white video. Shot by Bait director Mark Jenkin, it follows Thom Yorke as he travels through a Cornish mine. Crack Magazine recently shared a behind-the-scenes documentary on the video. Watch it below, and check out images from the shoot here.

A Light For Attracting Attention is slated for release on 13 May via XL Recordings.

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