After teasing a brand new video launch over the previous couple of days, the Grateful Lifeless have shared a brand new animated music video for his or her basic, Robert Hunter-penned tune “Ripple.”
“The Grateful Lifeless’s “Ripple” turned a form of cosmic religious after its debut 50 years in the past,” learn a press launch. “Since then, the common attraction of Robert Hunter’s serene prose and the band’s heartfelt efficiency have made the tune a preferred alternative at all the things from weddings to funerals. As related now as ever earlier than, the enduring optimism of ‘Ripple’ is a welcome reminder of higher days forward, when songs will, as soon as once more, fill the air. In that hopeful spirit, the band has premiered the primary official video for the tune at present.”
The video was animated by Actuality Movies. It depicts a Tarot card studying come to life, telling the story of The Fools as he encounters The Muse, The Magician and The Satan. In accordance with a press launch, “the video additionally conceals a myriad of Easter eggs drawn from Grateful Lifeless lyrics and lore.”
The brand new video rounds out a yr of celebrating the fiftieth anniversaries of the Lifeless’s vaulted LPs Workingman’s Lifeless and American Magnificence (on which “Ripple” seems). Watch the brand new video beneath!