The Rapture – The Rapture Are Alive And Well In New York City

An object lesson in filming a gig, this, as Patrick Daughters (director of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' stunning "Maps" promo) captures The Rapture's nervous energies in long, unfussy, elegant shots. Recorded last Christmas, the quartet still resemble—happily—enthusiastic grad students who've stumbled on the ideal disco/punk hybrid. But Daughters exploits this, making them—especially soulful-eyed frontman Luke Jenner—look at once gawky and iconic.

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An object lesson in filming a gig, this, as Patrick Daughters (director of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ stunning “Maps” promo) captures The Rapture’s nervous energies in long, unfussy, elegant shots. Recorded last Christmas, the quartet still resemble?happily?enthusiastic grad students who’ve stumbled on the ideal disco/punk hybrid. But Daughters exploits this, making them?especially soulful-eyed frontman Luke Jenner?look at once gawky and iconic.

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