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Photo: Amit Dahan


 
Do Make Say Think have been making cinematic instrumental rock music for over two decades.  Yet the band has intentionally never made a video, preferring to let visuals spool out in the imaginations of listeners.

That didn’t stop band member Charles Spearin from messing around one night recently, making a video for “d=3.57√h” (aka “As Far As The Eye Can See”) that he simply circulated for fun internally to his bandmates and his friends at Constellation.

We told him he should share the video with everyone, because why the hell not?  In keeping with the same DIY ethic the band brings to their self-produced albums and with the same sparkly, simple ingenuousness that has always shaped their musical aesthetic, please enjoy this new track being shared from the just released Stubborn Persistent Illusions and go along for the ride with its accompanying visual.
 
Spearin wrote this about the video:
 
As Far As The Eye Can See

How do you learn to trust? How do you steer when all you can see is a rear-view mirror?
This video is a lighthearted exploration of fear and courage and having your world turned on its head.

based on a poem by Guillaume Apollinaire:

“Come to the edge,” he said.
“We can’t, we’re afraid!” they responded.
“Come to the edge,” he said.
“We can’t, We will fall!” they responded.
“Come to the edge,” he said.
And so they came.
And he pushed them.
And they flew.”

for Gord Downie
-love, Do Make Say Think

~ Filmed out the window while driving through Algonquin Park on the way to Ottawa for the first Secret Path show.
 
 

 
Stream the track or order album on Bandcamp here
 

 
The Toronto launch show will be taking place at the Danforth Music Hall on June 10, 2017. Tickets are going fast, so get yours here.

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