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The Beatrix Players have put together an incredibly complex animation for new single Unpolished Pearl. Here they describe how it came about.
Written by Amelia Gregory
Cello and vocals drive the melody in Unpolished Pearl, a gothic pop song accompanied by a stunning animated video in which the band members are caught up in a surreal world of bell jars and octopus arms. I caught up with the Beatrix Players to find out how this ambitious project came together.
The Beatrix Players formed two years ago and features Amy White (lead singer), Jess Kennedy (piano and vocals), Amanda Alvarez (cello and vocals) and David Alvarez (double bass and vocals). Unpolished Pearl was the first song that Amy and Jess wrote together, with the dark lyrics a cry for help to realise one’s potential or remain forever an ‘unpolished pearl’, set in deliberate contrast to an upbeat melody and driving rhythm. It was this song that sparked the imagination of… read more