Video of The Day: Under The Reefs Orchestra
Blue-tinted footage of sumo wrestling wasn't something I expected to see today, but the and-now-for-something-completely-different kind of unexpected is pretty on-brand for 2020.
The video for Under The Reefs Orchestra's tropical-tinged dreamscape "Hana" is the kind of transportive, fascinating visual that offers some much-needed mental reset. Watching the large, scantily-clad athletes meet in a graceful battle of wills while the Belgian band's liquidly dulcet, escapist sounds swirl soothingly allows for three and a half minutes of calm in a world that is, increasingly, anything but.
The band perfectly describes "Hana" as "a piece of pure light and lightness," and that's something 2020 could definitely use a lot more of.