Video Of The Day: Mumford And Sons – Lover Of The Light

Mumford And Sons

So those Mumford lads have managed to get one of my favourite actors in for their new video. Yes, Idris Elba is the main reason for this video being my pick of the day, how could it not be! The song’s not half bad either huh! Not only does Iris feature, but he was fully in control of Direction too.

Mumford & Sons: “We are, quite obviously, huge fans of Idris Elba’s acting work, as pretty much anyone can agree he’s the most badass British actor since Richard Briars. So we trusted him as the director for our latest video.
“We’ve been fortunate to work with some great directors in the past, but we’ve always been uncomfortable with the process of making music videos. We’ve never really enjoyed being in them, unless they involve live performance.
“Talking to Idris and Dan about making a video that we’re not in made it a lot more fun to think about. They went off and wrote the treatment after our ale-infused conversation in a pub in London, and what they directed, we are proud to present as: Lover of the Light.”
Watch the video for Lover Of The Light here:

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