Thumper

Album: Tribalism (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a single taken from Tribalism, a companion album to Enter Shikari's 2009 album Common Dreads. The compilation record contains b-sides, remixes, live tracks plus two new songs-this single and the title track.
  • The song's music video was directed by multi-award winning short film director Joseph Pierce. The promo was Pierce's first video and it utilizes a type of animation called rotoscoping, which was pioneered on A-Ha's award-winning clip for "Take On Me." Rotoscoping involves animators tracing over live-action film movement, frame by frame. After shooting the band's performance, Joseph hand-illustrated an extraordinary 2500 frames from the edit for the final version of this clip.

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