“Moving On” apresenta um belíssimo trabalho de stop motion com malhas de lã amarela, capaz de nos dar a volta, porque a vida e a morte literalmente dão a volta. O filme começa ligeiramente como é apanágio dos James, mas à medida que vai avançando vamos sentido a sua honestidade e frontalidade entrar por nós adentro. Quando termina, estamos ali, percebemos que é assim, faz parte, e é preciso “seguir em frente”. Deixo algumas das ideias que inspiraram este belíssimo trabalho, pela voz de Tim Booth e Ainslie Henderson.
"There is such a variety of death. I had three major losses last year in my life. My mum died in my arms when she was 90 and it was euphoric. It was just beautiful - and then another person died.
I didn't know they were ill because they kept it from me. It was a shock and really devastating for me because I didn't know. I didn't get to say goodbye. So death is not straightforward. It's not necessarily depressing. It's a lot of things and that has fed into a lot of the songs on the album.
That makes it sound depressing but some of it is uplifting – about letting go of things and not waiting for anything any more, about living life to the fullest." Tim Booth [Daily Record]
“It’s 2014, and I’m on the phone to Tim. He is describing how the band came to write “MOVING ON”, and what the words mean to him. The story he tells me is deeply moving; one thing that stayed with me is his describing death as a birth. Days later this conversation echoes around my mind while I’m listening to the song as I walk past a typical Scottish woollen knitwear shop. My eyes flit over a ball of wool in the window while the vid2word “unwinding” is sung and pretty quickly I’m leaving a garbled over-excited message on Tim’s phone about the music video I have in my head” Ainslie Henderson [Mouth Mag]
"Moving On" (2014) por Ainslie Henderson, música de James