If it wasn’t enough that The Institutes released one of the singles of the year so far – a jingle jangly hyper-delight of of a tune – they have added a suitably effervescent video for it. ‘Heal In Time’ (reviewed by me earlier this month) gets me feeling all nostalgic for a certain guitar-based buzz created by legendary bands like The Smiths, The Las and the Stone Roses amongst others, but moves beyond a yearning for a distant past. The Institutes have created their own progressive style while maintaining all of the excitement and rush you get from an anthemic indie rock classic.
Produced and Directed By Aaron Malin, the video is a hyperactive series of shots of the band and dynamic visions moving from the subway to the wide open skies: all mirrors, clouds and bright blue skies matching the celestial harmonies and choruses:
I can’t wait for what comes next.