The clip has been created by designer Jonathan Barnbrook
An animated visual interpretation of “I Can’t Give Everything Away” from David Bowie’s ★ created by the album’s designer Jonathan Barnbrook has been unveiled.
“This is really a very simple little video that I wanted to be ultimately positive,” says Barnbrook. “We start off in black and white world of ★, but in the final chorus we move to brilliant colour, I saw it as a celebration of David, to say that despite the adversity we face, the difficult things that happen such as David’s passing, that human beings are naturally positive, they look forward and can take the good from the past and use it as something to help with the present. We are a naturally optimistic species and we celebrate the good that we are given.”
Barnbrook’s working relationship with Bowie stretches back to the art of 2002’s Heathen.
You can read Uncut‘s behind the scenes story about the making of ★ by clicking here.
The album, which was released on January 8, 2016, has since sold nearly 2 million copies globally, and reached #1 in more than 20 countries.
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